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:
- ATKINSON, MARSDEN, MSM. Staff Sergeant. No M2/021751. Army Service Corps. Born Shaw Mills near Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire, on 12.12.1880. Educated at Spring Grove Council School. Lived at 142 Brierley Wood, Marsden Road, Huddersfield, before moving to Cheetham Hill, Manchester. Worked as a motor engineer. Married. Enlisted November 1914. Killed by a shell near the Cloth Hall, Ypres, 12.4.1918. Buried in YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row E, Grave 24.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Staff Serjeant MARSDEN ATKINSON
- regiment: Army Service Corps
- died: Friday, April 12, 1918
- age: 38 years
- record ID: 98436