Percy Boothroyd (1893-1917)

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:

BOOTHROYD, PERCY. Private. No 241924. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Birkby 28.5.1893. Son of T S and E Boothroyd, 12 Armitage Road, Birkby. Educated at Hillhouse School. Employed as a lithographic machine minder. Married. At the time of enlistment, on 10.12.1915, was living at 17 Broomfield Terrace, Broomfield Road. Killed in action at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission