Oliver Stancliffe (1897-1917)
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:
- STANCLIFFE, OLIVER. Private. No 23967. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 1.12.1897. Son of Charles Frederick and M. E. Stancliffe, 48 Grove Street, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Employed in the warehouse of Messrs F. Eastwood and Company, Colne Road, Huddersfield. Attended South Street Primitive Methodist Chapel. Single. Enlisted in the local Territorials in February, 1914. Embarked for France in October, 1916. Killed in action near Ypres, 5.1.1917, aged 19 years. Buried MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row Q, Grave 9.
- ROH:- South Street Primitive Methodist Chapel; St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private OLIVER STANCLIFFE
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, January 5, 1917
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 97001
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #97001)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4225486)