Thomas Quarmby (c.1899-1916)

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:

QUARMBY, THOMAS. Boy 1st Class. No J/37890. Royal Navy. HMS Queen Mary. Lived with his mother at 8 Pike Law, Golcar. His father was the late Elijah Quarmby, of Crosland Hill, where the family lived until 1914. Attended Crosland Hill Wesleyan Sunday School. Employed as a piecer by Messrs Joseph Hoyle and Sons, Longwood and, before that, by Messrs C. and J. Hirst. Enlisted in the Navy at Easter, 1915. Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland, 31.5.1916, aged 16 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Boy 1st Class THOMAS QUARMBY
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Wednesday, May 31, 1916
  • record ID: 3038105