Michael McGrath (c.1881-1916)

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:

McGRATH, MICHAEL. Private. No 45333. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Husband of Mrs McGrath, 3 Sutcliffe's Yard, Manchester Street, Huddersfield. Employed as a stoker at the Huddersfield Corporation Gasworks. Enlisted September 1915. Embarked for France May, 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 3.9.1916, in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt. He was 35 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.