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:
- ARMITAGE, WILFRED. Private. No 4953. 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Born Holmfirth. Son of Fred and Emma Armitage, 5 Bank Terrace, Armitage Bridge. Attended Armitage Bridge Church. A keen violinist. Employed at Armitage Bridge Mills. Wounded 8.12.1916 and died the following day, 9.12.1916, in No 49 (West Riding) Casualty Clearing Station, aged 19 years. Buried in CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row E, Grave 1.
- ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial; Armitage Bridge Mills Roll.
- Brother of Private HERBERT ARMITAGE died of wounds 25.4.1918.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission