Thomas Wilde (c.1892-1917)

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:

WILDE, THOMAS. Private. No 265. 31st Battalion Australian Infantry. Born Linthwaite, Huddersfield. Son of Mr Jonas Wilde, Wilde Brow, Linthwaite. Before going out to Australia in 1913, was engaged in farming at Wood Nook, Meltham. In Australia he worked on a sheep station in Queensland. Enlisted in 1916 and arrived in France in November, 1916. Was over on leave at Linthwaite in the Spring of 1917, after being in hospital suffering from trench feet. Died of wounds at No 3 General Hospital, Le Treport, on 2.10.1917, aged 25 years. Buried MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row O, Grave 8A.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; memorial in Christ Church, Linthwaite.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission