Peter Critchley (c.1897-1916)

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:

CRITCHLEY, PETER. Private. No 4124. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mrs Henry of Lockwood's Yard, Duke Street, Huddersfield. Attended St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, New North Road, Huddersfield. Worked at Turnbridge coalpit. Single. Enlisted May, 1915, and after 12 months training embarked for France. Had been there about seven weeks when he was killed on 3.7.1916, aged 19 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission