William Donnellan (1898-1917)

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:

DONNELLAN, WILLIAM. Private. No 240649. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Castlegate, Huddersfield, 19.10.1898. Educated St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School. Employed as a mill hand by Mr T.A. Cocking, Waterloo Mills. Lived 27 Gelder Terrace, Moldgreen. Married. Enlisted October 1914. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 19 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Moldgreen War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission