Edward Horace Burrows (c.1897-1918)

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:

BURROWS, EDWARD HORACE. Private. No 142565. 62nd Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 32426 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Thomas and Mary Burrows, 43 Arnold Street, Birkby. Employed by Messrs J. Hopkinson, of Birkby. Was a member of the Birkby Baptist Young Men's Bible Class. Embarked for France just before Christmas, 1917. Died of pneumonia at Etaples Base Hospital, 6.4.1918, aged 20 years. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 33, Row D, Grave 12.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Machine Gun Corps
  • died: Saturday, April 6, 1918
  • age: 20 years
  • record ID: 499587