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:
- DYSON, SYKES. Private. No 42376. 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Slaithwaite. Employed by Messrs Edwin Shaw and Son, Clough House Mills, as a scourer. Attended the Shred Mission Church. Married. Enlisted 1915. Trained at Hornsea and embarked for France in October, 1915. Killed in action on Easter Monday, 9.4.1917. Buried ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 15.
- ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission