Bernard Henry (c.1887-1917)

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:

HENRY, BERNARD. Driver. No 92839. Royal Field Artillery. Formerly No S/2/SR04325 Army Service Corps. Born 1 Hebble Street, Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Son of Mrs S. E. Ackroyd, Daisy Cottage, Calton Street, Huddersfield, and the late Colour Sergeant B. Henry, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, and stepson of the late Mr Samuel Ackroyd, yarn manufacturer, of Huddersfield. Educated at Huddersfield Higher Grade School. Prior to enlistment was living at 11 Clifton Grove, Harehills, Leeds. Employed by the Leeds Corporation Gas Department as a costing clerk. Married, with one child. Enlisted June 1915. Killed in action near Cambrai, 20.11.1917, aged 30 years. Buried HERMIES BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row E, Grave 1.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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