Thomas Plaiter (1897-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- PLAITER, THOMAS. Lance Corporal. No 30761. 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Shepley. Son of George and Isabella Plaiter of Dobroyd, Shepley. Employed as a plumber and painter. Reported missing, presumed killed, 31.7.1917, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Shepley War Memorial.
- Brother of Private JAMES WILLIAM (WILLIE) PLAITER Killed in action, 5.5.1915.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Lance Corporal THOMAS PLAITER
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Tuesday, July 31, 1917
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 1624413
- If Somebody Remembers Me! Men from the Village of Shepley who Served in the Great War (2014) by Geoff Peel