Peter Battye Royston (1889-1916)

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:

ROYSTON, PETER BATTYE. Sergeant. No L/25406. 'A' Battery, 168th (Huddersfield) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Born 23 Bow Street, Huddersfield, 10.6.1889. Parents both deceased - mother (Adelaide) in 1889 and Father (Fred) in 1909. Lived with his Uncle, James Lockhead, at 39 Crosland Street, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Educated Stile Common Council School. Employed as a weaver. Single. Enlisted 27.4.1915. Wounded 29.11.1916. Died of wounds at No 4 General Hospital, Camiers, 20.12.1916, aged 27 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 20, Row J, Grave F.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

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