Wright Crosland (c.1886-1917)

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Wright Crosland

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

CROSLAND, WRIGHT. Corporal. No 61459 1st Infantry Labour Company, Durham Light Infantry, transferred to No 18716 32nd Company Labour Corps. Born Holmfirth. Son of Mr. Willie Crosland, Catch Bar Farm, Hade Edge, Holmfirth. Husband of Elizabeth Crosland, of Hade Edge, Holmfirth. Educated at Hade Edge Council School. Attended Magnum Mission Church. Assisted his father on the family farm and was a good horse breaker. Enlisted 28.8.1914. Served in the Gallipoli campaign and was invalided home with dysentery. He was also invalided home from the fighting in France. Died of wounds, 14.12.1917, aged 31 years. Buried DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, YPRES. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row D, Grave 8.
ROH:- Hade Edge War Memorial.

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