William Bertram Crosley (1880-1917)
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:
- CROSLEY, WILLIAM BERTRAM. Private. No 235132. 2/7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Formerly No 205216 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Newsome, Huddersfield, 30.10.1880. Son of Jonathan W. and Elizabeth Crosley, 202 Birkby Hall Road, Huddersfield. Husband of Amy Crosley (later of 'Thomas', 44, St. James Road, Bridlington). Educated Spring Grove Council School. Was Scoutmaster for the Lockwood Baptist Church troop and was a member of the Lockwood Philharmonic Society. Before moving to Bradford, was in the employ of Messrs George Crosland and Sons, Crosland Moor. Prior to enlistment was a clerk in the merchantile department of Messrs Mitchell Brothers, Bradford. Married. Enlisted April 1917. Killed in action near Cambrai, 4.12.1917, aged 37 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WILLIAM BERTRAM CROSLEY
- regiment: Worcestershire Regiment
- died: Tuesday, December 4, 1917
- age: 37 years
- record ID: 1752319
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1752319)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1030608)