Willie Ibberson (c.1879-1917)

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:

IBBERSON, WILLIE. Private. No 35614. 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly No 37933 Durham Light Infantry. Born Penistone. Son of the late Mrs Anne Ibberson, Bunkers Hill, Holmfirth. Lived at Burnlee, Holmfirth with Mr Arthur Wells. Employed as a blacksmith by Messrs F. and J. Marsden at Newgate Quarries. Embarked for France in September 1916. Killed in action, 9.4.1917, aged 37 years. Buried ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row C, Grave 10.
ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission