Shorrock Ashurst (c.1881-1917)

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:

ASHURST, SHORROCK. Private. No 205120. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Barrow-in-Furness. Lived with his wife and child at Bellmount House, Luck Lane, Marsh. Was in business as a draper at New Street and formerly in King Street. Killed by a shell, 9.10.1917, aged 36. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission