Sykes Wood (1890-1917)

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:

WOOD, SYKES. Private. No 42002. 12th Battalion Manchester Regiment. Born Golcar 27.4.1890. Educated Knowle Bank School, Golcar. Married. Lived 15 Siggot Street. Longwood, Huddersfield. Employed as a woollen power loom tuner by Messrs C. and J. Hirst and Sons Limited, Longwood. Was a member of the choir at Golcar Providence Church. Enlisted 18.11.1916. Killed in action, 26.5.1917, during the Battle of Arras. He was 27 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission