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:
- MELLOR, NORMAN. Private. No 31720. 13th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment (1st Barnsley Pals). Formerly No 7974 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Benson and Mary Jane Mellor, of Netherton. Husband of Emily Mellor, Stone Pit Hill, Netherton. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs J. Wrigley and Sons, of Netherton. Killed in action at Gavrelle during the Battle of Arras on 11.5.1917, aged 25 years. Buried ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row G, Grave 6.
- ROH:- South Crosland and Netherton War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission