Richard Rothwell (1899-1918)

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:

ROTHWELL, RICHARD. Private. No 136033. 58th Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 41315 East Yorkshire Regiment. Born Huddersfield 25.3.1899. Son of Ernest William and Harriet Rothwell, 48 Victoria Street, Moldgreen. Educated Moldgreen Church of England School. Employed as a heald and stay maker. Single. Enlisted April 1917. Killed in action, 24.4.1918. Has no known grave. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission