Willie Hirst (c.1898-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- HIRST, WILLIE. Private. No 53429. 15th/17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Meltham. Son of William and Ruth Elizabeth Hirst, Clarke Lane, Meltham. Reported missing, presumed killed, 12.4.1918, aged 19 years, Buried LE GRAND BEAUMART BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK. Grave location:- Steenwerck Germany Cemetery, Memorial 7.
- ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WILLIE HIRST
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Friday, April 12, 1918
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 204409
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #204409)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1896829)