Willie Crosland (1897-1917)

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:

CROSLAND, WILLIE. Lance Corporal. No 19/146. 17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 27.7.1897. Educated at Spring Grove Council School. Employed as a tailor. Single. Enlisted 4.11.1915. Killed in action near Peronne, 14.7.1917, aged 19. Buried TEMPLEUX-LE- GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row G, Grave 33.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission