Thornton Marsden (1891-1918)

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:

MARSDEN, THORNTON. Private. No 305525. 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Eldest son of the late George Marsden, yarn spinner, Huddersfield. Husband of Beatrice Marsden. Died of wounds received in action on 1.5.1918. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission