Tom Oddy (1891-1917)
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:
- ODDY, TOM. Private. No 33217. 7th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Birstall, Yorkshire, 28.10.1891. Son of Mr and Mrs Oddy, 6 Upper Quarry Road, Bradley. Educated Bradley Church of England School. Employed as a groom. Single. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 19.8.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Bradley.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private TOM ODDY
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Sunday, August 19, 1917
- record ID: 832563
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #832563)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3319214)