Thomas Oughtibridge Garside (1886-1917)

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:

GARSIDE, THOMAS OUGHTIBRIDGE. 2nd Lieutenant. 4th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment. Born Lindley 24.1.1886. Son of Frank Oughtibridge Garside and Annie Frances Garside, Netherfield, South Crosland, Huddersfield. Educated at Wakefield Grammar School and Queens College, Oxford, which he left in 1905. Before enlisting, in August 1915, was a schoolmaster at Dulwich College, London. Single. Joined the Inns of Court Officers' Training Corps in April, 1915. Wounded during an attack on Thiepval in August, 1916, and invalided home. Went out again in February, 1917. Killed in action, 5.4.1917, during the attack and capture of the village of Ronnsoy during the German retreat from the Somme. Buried TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 29.
ROH:- South Crosland and Netherton War Memorial; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.