Harold Heap (1888-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HEAP, HAROLD. Private. No 205047. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Far End Lane, Honley 7.9.1888. Son of Albert Heap. Educated Honley National School. Employed as a twister-in by Messrs Brook and Woodhouse Limited, Queens Mill, Huddersfield. Husband of Lily Heap, 16 Berrys Row, Berry Brow. Enlisted 26.3.1917. Wounded at Nieuport 9.10.1917. Had only just returned to France after recovering from his wounds when he was killed at Kemmel Hill on 29.4.1918, aged 30 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial; Honley War Memorial.

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