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.
Philip H. Ballantyne (c.1891-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BALLANTYNE, PHILIP HUGH. Lieutenant. 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Born Ripponden near Halifax. Second son of Annie Ballantyne, The School House, New Mill. Educated at Heath Grammar School, Halifax. Worked for the Metropolitan Asylums Board, London. Enlisted October 1914. Was granted a commission in February, 1917. Was wounded at Messines Ridge and at the Battle of Cambrai. Killed in action, 28.10.1918, aged 27 years. Commemorated on the VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- New Mill Working Men's Club; Fulstone War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission