PRIESTLEY, Luther

✟ Щ Enlisted at Derby, 201848 Pte 12 Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers (Ayr & Lanark Yeomanry). K.I.A.  19/7/1918 age 20.  Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium and on Grindleford War Memorial.

b 1898 and baptised Hathersage.  Lived at White Edge Lodge, Longshaw, & Stoney Ridge Farm, Longshaw.  Son of Septimus and Emily Jane Priestley (née Buttery) of White Edge Lodge. A relative was Mrs A Haslam, Barbridge Farm, Fox House. 1901C living at Strawberry Lee, Totley, with his mother and siblings; John (twin) and Harold, age 1. All b Hathersage except Harold b (Totley?) Dore. 1911C all living at White Edge Lodge plus Archie (8) b Dore & Dorothy Evelyn (5) b Hathersage. He was cousin to James Luther Buttery and Percy Luther Buttery, and Lancelot William Hancock above, and to Percy and Sydney Skerritt below.