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WW2: Saltaire Roll of Honour
Researched by Colin Coates
WW2 Roll of Honour: surnames beginning with:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O
P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


Lambert, Harry
1913 –????

Harry Lambert was the son of Arthur Lambert. Arthur was born, 2 May 1876, in Leeds. He married Helen Watkin, 4 June 1901, at St. Pauls Shipley. In 1911 they were living at 10 Titus Street with their daughter, Mary Catherine (born Saltaire 1905).

Harry wasborn in 1913 in Saltaire. By 1918 he was living with his family at 72 Victoria Road, Saltaire. In February 1921 Harry was a prize winner at St. Peter’s Sunday school, Shipley. In March 1925 he was the youngest member of the Shipley Division of the St. John Ambulance Association. His father was the divisional superintendent. In September 1929 he was a member of the Shipley Guild of Youth.

Report in the Shipley Times 18 September 1940: -


Mr. Harry Lambert, only son Mr. and Mrs. A. Lambert, Victoria Road, Saltaire, and Miss Edna Elaine Roberts, younger daughter Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Roberts, Ravenscliffe Avenue, Eccleshill, were married at St. Peter’s Church, Shipley, (14 September) where the bridegroom is Sunday school superintendent and a member of the choir, and the bride is a Sunday school teacher.

The bridegroom is on active service with the R.N.R. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. T. B. Cornish and the Rev. G. G. Cragg, and Mr. J. Murgatroyd was best man.

The bride wore a white lace dress and tulle veil, and carried a bouquet of red roses, and the bridesmaid, Miss Freda Margerison, was in turquoise blue, with a head-dress of silver leaves and ribbon.


Lockwood, Jack
1920 - ????

Jack Lockwood was the son of John Thomas Lockwood. Widower, John, (born 1876) married Lilian Smith, 19 January 1918, at St. Paul’s, Shipley. They had three children.

Jack, their second child, was born in 1920. They lived at 44 Thompson Street, Shipley.

Report in the Shipley Times 16 June 1928: -

While Jack Lockwood (8), of 44 Thompson Street. Shipley, was crossing the road from Thompson Street into Saltaire Road on Wednesday (13 June) night, he was knocked down by a motor car driven by Mr. E. W. Chairey, Ashmount. Heaton Grove. Frizinghall. Lockwood was taken to Saltaire Hospital, where it was ascertained that had received injuries to his nose which necessitated three stitches being put in. He was detained at the hospital.

Jack’s mother, Lilian, died in 1934.

Jack served in the Army in WW2.

Report in the Shipley Times 22 May 1940: -


Two Shipley friends, Private Jack Lockwood, aged 20, and Private Dennis Hartley, aged 19, are reported missing in the Norwegian campaign. Private Lockwood, who formerly lived in Thompson Street and worked at Saltaire Mills, joined the York and Lancaster Regiment several months before the war. He is a brother of Mrs. Haggerty, of 11 Katherine Street, Saltaire.

Private Hartley a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Atkinson, of 11 Alexandra Road, Shipley, and is the fiancé of Private Lockwood’s sister, Miss Doris Lockwood. He joined the York and Lancaster Regiment two years ago, and before that worked at Saltaire Mills.

Another Shipley soldier who served in the Norwegian campaign saw them both in Norway, and states that he heard Private Hartley had been wounded.

In June 1940 both Jack and Dennis were reported as being Prisoners of War.

Report in the Shipley Times 18 November 1942: -

Private Jack Lockwood, who lives with his sister (Mrs. A. Haggerty, 11 Katherine Street, Saltaire) has been a prisoner of war in Germany for nearly three years. Before joining the Army he was employed at Salt (Saltaire) Ltd.. Saltaire Mills.

In 1947 Jack was living with the Haggerty family at 55 Kirkgate, Shipley.

It is unclear what happened to him after this.






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