Percy George Lusty (c.1896-1918)

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:

LUSTY, PERCY GEORGE. Private. No 16216. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Stroud, Gloucestershire. Son of Mr and Mrs Lusty, Lower Acre Head Farm, Binn, Marsden, and formerly of Royd Street, Marsden. Educated Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge. Employed as a cloth finisher at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Attended St. Michael's Mission Church. Enlisted June 1915. Had served in Egypt, the Dardenelles and in France. Returned to France in January, 1918, after recovering from an attack of mustard gas poisoning. Killed in action, 14.4.1918, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission