Robert Randolph Gledhill (c.1887-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

GLEDHILL, ROBERT RANDOLPH. Lance Corporal. No 41894. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of James and Sarah Gledhill, The Rock, Golcar. Attended St. John's Church, Golcar and was secretary of the sick and funeral society at the school. Employed as a clerk in the warehouse of Messrs Fisher and Company, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield. Enlisted March 1916. Embarked for France 10.1.1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 29 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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