Stanley Sykes (1889-1917)

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:

SYKES, STANLEY. Sergeant. No 240672. 'B' Company, 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Birkby 10.11.1889. Son of George W and Alice Sykes, 2 Cobcroft Road, Fartown, Huddersfield. Educated at Fartown Grammar School and the Municipal College, Huddersfield. Employed as an engineer by Messrs T. Broadbent and Sons Limited. Husband of Mrs Edna Sykes, 10 Palm Street, Newsome Road, Huddersfield. Enlisted October 1914. Killed in action at the Battle of Bullecourt on 3.5.1917, aged 27 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Brother of Private NORMAN SYKES killed, 27.8.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission