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:
- RATTIGAN, PATRICK. Private. No 13844. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 19 Windsor Court, Huddersfield, 5.8.1885. Son of John and Ellen Rattigan. Educated St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School, Huddersfield. Employed as a chemical labourer by Messrs Read, Holliday and Sons. Husband of Annie Rattigan, 11 Watergate, off Castlegate, Huddersfield. Had seen previous service in the army. Enlisted 9.9.1914. Killed in the attack on Lesboeufs on 12.10.1916, aged 31 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission