Richard Senior Horsfall (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:

HORSFALL, RICHARD SENIOR. Private. No 42350. 11th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Born 17.8.1899. Son of John and Elizabeth Horsfall, 29 Kew Hill, Longwood. Educated at Birchencliffe Church of England School and Lindley Church of England School. At the time of enlistment, was living at Branch Farm, Birchencliffe. Enlisted 26.9.1917. Died of wounds at No 7 General Hospital, Boulogne, 4.5.1918, aged 18 years. Buried BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 9, Row B, Grave 38.
ROH:- St. Philip's Church, Birchencliffe.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission