Harold Keighley (1895-1917)

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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:

KEIGHLEY, HAROLD. Private. No 240845. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Manchester 29.9.1895. Son of Samuel and Louisa Keighley, 9 Newsome Road, Huddersfield. Educated Stile Common Council School. Attended St. Paul's Sunday School Employed as an organ builder by Messrs Peter Conacher and Company. Single. Enlisted 11.12.1914. Killed in action at the Battle of Arras, 3.5.1917, aged 21 years. Buried BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 29.
ROH:- St. Paul's Church, Southgate, Huddersfield; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Almondbury War Memorial.

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