William Henry Richardson (1890-1915)

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:

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM HENRY. Private. No 1781. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of Mrs Richardson, 102 Handel Street, Golcar and formerly of Lowergate, Longwood. Employed as a cloth presser by Messrs Armitage Brothers, of Milnsbridge. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Was killed on Saturday, 29.10.1915. A piece of shell hit him at the back of the head rendering him unconscious and he died a few minutes later. Buried TALANA FARM CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row D, Grave 5.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission