William Greaves (c.1893-1917)

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:

GREAVES, WILLIAM. Corporal. No 11449. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Ipswich. Enlisted Huddersfield. Son of Mrs Adelaide Sheard, 4 Fountain Street, Northgate, Huddersfield. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Cambrai, 27.11.1917, aged 24 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission