William Henry Ball (1895-1916)

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:

BALL, WILLIAM HENRY. Private. No 10629. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Rotherham. Only son of William Henry and Agnes Ball of Cockley Hill, Kirkheaton. Enlisted in the Regular Army in 1913. Prior to that was employed at Lodge Mill Colliery Lepton. Killed in action at the Battle of the Somme, 2.8.1916, aged 21 years. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton; Lepton Parish Church.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission