Wilfred Tate (c.1894-1917)

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:

TATE, WILFRED. Private. No 241613. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of John William and Sarah Tate, 131 Station Road, Golcar. Assisted his father in his duties as a rate collector and sanitary inspector. Was secretary of the Christian Endeavour Society and also a teacher and assistant secretary of the Golcar Baptist Sunday School. Enlisted March 1916. Embarked for France in January, 1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt on 3.5.1917. He was 22 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Golcar Baptist Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission