Tom Lingard (c.1895-1917)

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.
Tom Lingard

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LINGARD, TOM. Private. No 203783. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs Lingard, Holt Farm, Slaithwaite. Employed as a teamer by Messrs Joseph Sykes and Sons, coal merchants of Slaithwaite. Attended Holthead General Sunday School. Enlisted 2.8.1916. Embarked for France in December, 1916. Killed whilst on sentry duty by a trench mortar shell on 22.4.1917, aged 21 years. Buried LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row C, Grave 23.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission