Willie Hirst (c.1898-1918)

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.
Willie Hirst

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