Willie Matley (c.1892-1917)

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:

MATLEY, WILLIE. Private. No 235038. 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Marsden. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Matley, 2 Mount Royd, Binn Road, Marsden. Employed as a fettler by Messrs Crowther, Bruce and Company Limited. Enlisted November 1916. Embarked for France February, 1917. Killed in action, 23.4.1917, aged 24 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission