Tom Hoskin (c.1882-1918)

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:

HOSKIN, TOM. Sergeant. No 240419. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Rashcliffe, Huddersfield. Son of Hannah Hoskin, 15 Park Road, Lockwood. Husband of Mary Alice Hoskin of Mexborough. Before the outbreak of the war he had done fourteen years service in the Volunteers and the Territorials. Went to live in Mexborough in 1913 to carry on a grocery business. Killed in action, 14.4.1918, aged 35 years. Buried BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 9, Row C, Grave 18.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission