Sam Illingworth Fearnes (c.1890-1919)
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:
- FEARNES, SAM ILLINGWORTH. Corporal. No 33381. Transferred to No 24017, 41st Company, Labour Corps. Son of Mrs Emily Fearnes. Husband of Amy Fearnes of New Town, Holmfirth. Employed as an engine tenter at Underbank Mill. Enlisted 1917. Died in Germany, 28.3.1919, aged 28 years. Buried COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row E, Grave 8.
- ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Corporal SAM ILLINGWORTH FEARNES
- regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment
- died: Friday, March 28, 1919
- age: 28 years
- record ID: 901461
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #901461)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1212365)