William Rushworth (1888-1918)

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.
William Rushworth

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

RUSHWORTH, WILLIAM. Private. No 267568. 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lockwood Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield, 6.10.1888. Educated Deighton Board School. Lived 3 Cowcliffe Hill Road, Huddersfield. Employed as a motor driver by Messrs Shaw Limited, Moldgreen. Single. Enlisted 1.3.1916. Killed in action, 11.4.1918, aged 29 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission