Tom Wrigley (1888-1917)

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:

WRIGLEY, TOM. Pioneer. No 226830. 334th Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Born Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, 5.2.1888. Educated Crosland Moor Council School. Employed as an iron moulder. Husband of Jane Wrigley, 21 Charles Street, Crosland Moor. Enlisted 5.2.1917. Wounded on 10.7.1917 and died of wounds at Vlamertinghe, Belgium, on the same day, aged 28. Buried HOP STORE CEMETERY, VLAMERTINGHE. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 44.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Pioneer TOM WRIGLEY
  • regiment: Royal Engineers
  • died: Tuesday, July 10, 1917
  • age: 28 years
  • record ID: 136148