Tom Crosland (c.1896-1917)

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:

CROSLAND, TOM. Corporal. No 240118. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of Mr and Mrs John Crosland, of Underbank Old Road, Holmfirth. Attended Underbank Wesleyan School. Employed by Messrs Thornton, cloth finishers of Honley. Joined the Territorials at 17 years of age. Invalided home at Christmas, 1916, with trench feet. Hit by shrapnel whilst going into the trenches, 4.8.1917, 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the NIEUPORT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Underbank War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall; memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Holmfirth.