Tom Eric Sykes (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:

SYKES, TOM ERIC. Trooper. No 2044. Household Battalion. Born Slaithwaite. Youngest son of Mrs Albert Sykes, 21 Longlands Road, Slaithwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs W. and E. Crowther Limited, Brook Mills, Slaithwaite. Killed in action, 3.5.1917, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Brother of Private HUBERT WOOD SYKES killed in action, 22.8.1916.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission