Sam Hindle (c.1898-1917)

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:

HINDLE, SAM. Guardsman. No 27640. No 1 Company, 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born Kirkburton. Eldest son of Lydia Ann Hindle, of Lee Lane, Kirkburton, and the late Albert Hindle. Prior to enlistment, was employed as a spinning overlooker by Messrs A. Crabtree and Company, Springfield Mills, Kirkburton. Was a member of the Kirkburton Liberal Club. Enlisted November 1916. Embarked for France in June, 1917. Killed in action, 2.8.1917, aged 19 years. Buried ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY, BOESINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 11, Row A, Grave 13.
ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton; commemorated on headstone in Kirkburton Churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission