William Riley (c.1891-1917)

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:

RILEY, WILLIAM. Private. No 235215. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Lived 5 Hoffman Street, Milnsbridge. Employed by Messrs Smiths, Plover Mills, Lindley. Was a member of the Longwood Harriers. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Arras, 3.5.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Milnsbridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission