Selwyn Hellawell (1890-1917)

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:

HELLAWELL, SELWYN. Private. No 204384. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lightridge Farm, Fixby, 8.4.1890. Son of John William and Elizabeth Helliwell, Lightridge Farm, Fixby, Huddersfield. Employed as a farmer. Single. Enlisted 3.3.1917. Reported missing, 9.10.1917 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 27. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Hilda's Church, Cowcliffe; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.