William Bottomley (c.1892-1917)

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:

BOTTOMLEY, WILLIAM. Private. No G5/71038. London Regiment. Born Marsden. Son of George Bottomley, 13 Sandhurst Cottages, Marsden. Married. Living at Victoria Terrace, Marsden. Employed as a spinner at Ready Carr Mill, Marsden. Was a member of the Marsden Conservative Club and attended Marsden Parish Church. He was a member of Marsden Brass Band. Enlisted April 1917. Embarked for France, 30.9.1917. Missing in action, 26.10.1917, aged 25 years. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission