Stanley Milnes (1896-1916)

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:

MILNES, STANLEY. Lance Corporal. No 5/3407. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Milnes Fold, Almondbury Bank, Almondbury, 17.8.1896. Son of Mary Ormerod, Hebble Cottage, 44 Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Educated Moldgreen Board School. Employed as a grocer's assistant at Messrs Wallace's shop at Marsh, Huddersfield. Single. At the time of enlistment, was living at 176 Wasp Nest, Almondbury Bank, Almondbury. Enlisted December 1914. Embarked for France April 1915. Killed in action, 4.7.1916, during the Battle of the Somme, aged 19. Buried CONNAUGHT CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row M, Grave 8.
ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial; commemorated on headstone in Kirkheaton Cemetery.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission