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Pvt Arthur Sykes

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Pvt Arthur Sykes

Birth
Almondbury, Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England
Death 17 Oct 1918 (aged 20)
Le Cateau-Cambresis, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Burial Le Cateau-Cambresis, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot III. C. 20.
Memorial ID 56431363 View Source
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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SYKES, ARTHUR. Private. No 49943. 1st Battalion King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 5/30140 8th Territorial Reserve Battalion. Born Almondbury. Son of Walter and Charlotte Ann (Nee Wood) Sykes, 9 Squirrel Ditch,Huddersfield. Eldest son with 7 siblings. Employed by Messrs A. W. Scarr and Sons Limited, Market Hall, Huddersfield. Reported missing on 17.10.1918 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 20.

Buried HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row C, Grave 20.

Gravesite Details

Private, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Age: 20.


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  • Maintained by: DC
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56431363
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56431363/arthur-sykes : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Arthur Sykes (13 Oct 1898–17 Oct 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56431363, citing Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau-Cambresis, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ; Maintained by DC (contributor 50456118) .