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:
- ROBINSON, SAM BENSON. Sergeant. No 240240. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Ripon. Lived Minton Cottage, Manchester Road, Linthwaite. Employed at the Bent Ley Silk Mills, Meltham. Enlisted 1915. Killed in action, 29.3.1918, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
- Brother of Private ALBERT ARTHUR ROBINSON killed in action, 28.9.1915, and Private THOMAS WADE ROBINSON killed in action, 21.3.1918.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission