Fred Harpin (1879-1918)

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:

HARPIN, FRED. Private. No 36761. 1/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 33322 Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Newsome 11.12.1879. Son of Joseph Harpin, 250 Newsome Road, Newsome. Educated Newsome Church of England School. Employed as a cloth finisher at Broadfield Mills, Lockwood. Single. Enlisted July 1916. Reported missing near Rheims, 27.5.1918. Has no known grave. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission