Stanley Crossley (1897-1916)

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Stanley Crossley

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

CROSSLEY, STANLEY. Gunner. No 111178. 'A' Battery 59th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born 2.6.1897. Son of Herbert and Ellen Crossley, 34 Abbot Street, Marsh, Huddersfield. Educated at Stile Common Board School. Employed as a woollen warehouseman. Enlisted 17.4.1916. Wounded, 24.12.1916, and died on the same day at No 49 Casualty Clearing Station on Christmas Eve, 1916, during the singing of the carol 'While Shepherds Watched.' Buried CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row B, Grave 4.
ROH:- Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield.

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