Tom Rushworth (c.1878-1918)
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:
- RUSHWORTH, TOM. Private. No 39398. 2/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Huddersfield. Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Rushworth, 244 Halifax Old Road, Grimscar, Huddersfield. Employed by Mr H. Platt, gardener, of Grimscar. Died of wounds, 25.7.1918, aged 40 years. Buried St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. Grave location:- Block Q, Plot 3, Row J. Grave 6.
- ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; commemorated on his parents' headstone in Edgerton Cemetery, Huddersfield.
- Brother of Gunner ARTHUR RUSHWORTH died of wounds, 24.11.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private RUSHWORTH
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Thursday, July 25, 1918
- record ID: 520594
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #520594)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3858523)