Harold Earnshaw (c.1889-1917)

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:

EARNSHAW, HAROLD. Private. No 241542. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Lived with his sister, Miss Amelia Earnshaw, at 44 Upper Brow Road, Paddock. Attended All Saints Church, Paddock. Employed as a teaser by Messrs C. and J. Hirst Limited, Longwood. Reported missing at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, and afterwards presumed to have died on that date, aged 27 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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