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:
- DRANSFIELD, NORMAN. Private. No 10682. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Crosland Hill. Son of Mr and Mrs Tom Dransfield, 8 Quarry Road, Crosland Hill. Educated Milnsbridge National School. Employed as a spinner. Husband of Harriet Dransfield, 54 Handel Street, Golcar. Enlisted 20.8.1913. Killed in action at Hill 60, 18.4.1915, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- 'Rising Sun' Public House, Crosland Hill; St. John's Church, Golcar.
- Brother of Private ERNEST DRANSFIELD who died of wounds 18.11.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission