Robert Grimes (c.1898-1918)

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:

GRIMES, ROBERT. Private. No G/17283. 11th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment. Born Horsham. Son of Albert and Sarah Ann Grimes of Whitley Hall, Lepton.[1] Employed by Messrs Kilner Brothers, woollen manufacturers, of Lepton. Reported wounded and missing, 25.4.1918, aged 19 years. Buried HOOGSTADE BELGIAN MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave No 947.
ROH:- Lepton Parish Church; St. John's Church, Kirkheaton.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission



Notes and References

  1. Albert was a caretaker at the hall.