Harold Blakey (1897-1917)

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:

BLAKEY, HAROLD. Private. No 204537. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 10.11.1897. Son of Joe Smith Blakey, 481 Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Educated at Hillhouse Council School, Huddersfield. Employed as a joiner's apprentice. Enlisted 15.1.1915. Killed in action, 6.10.1917, at Passchendaele. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 34, Row G, Grave 22.
ROH:- St. Hilda's Church, Cowcliffe; Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission