Wilfred Fairburn Hardy (1893-1916)

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:

HARDY, WILFRED FAIRBURN. Private. No 240195. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Bank Top Farm, Almondbury, 20.11.1893. Son of Arthur and Annie E. Hardy, 95 Almondbury Bank, Moldgreen. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a millhand. Single. Enlisted 16.5.1913 in the local Territorials at the outbreak of war. Reported missing in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt, 3.9.1916, and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 22. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial; Christ Church, Moldgreen; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission