Willie Woodhead (c.1896-1918)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

WOODHEAD, WILLIE. Corporal. No 242037. 1/4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Formerly No 1188 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of Herbert and Lizzie Woodhead, 105 Swallow Lane, Golcar. Died of wounds at No 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, on 5.11.1918, aged 22 years. Buried St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Block S, Plot 2, Row Y, Grave 7.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; memorial in Golcar Churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission