Tom Priestley (c.1897-1918)

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:

PRIESTLEY, TOM. Lance Corporal. No 203822. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of Mr and Mrs Dan Priestley, 74 Whitehead Lane, Primrose Lane and formerly of Townend, Golcar. Attended Providence United Methodist Church and Sunday School. Employed by Messrs Ben Hall and Sons of Milnsbridge. Died of wounds, 16.10.1918, aged 21 years. Buried QUEANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION. Grave location:- Row E, Grave 15a.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission