Marcus Wardle (1891-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

WARDLE, MARCUS. Sergeant. No 240427. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Leytonstone, Essex, 6.12.1891. Son of the late Gilbert and Emma Wardle and nephew of Alice Wardle, 25 Clifton Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield. Educated at Leytonstone schools. Lived 26 West View, Dalton, Huddersfield. Employed as a clerk in the counting house at Messrs Learoyd Brothers and Company Limited, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 3.9.1914. Reported missing, presumed killed, 3.9.1916, during the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt during the Battle of the Somme. He was 24 years of age. Buried MILL ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 19, Row C, Grave 9.
ROH:- Learoyd Brothers; Christ Church, Moldgreen; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission