Harold Lawton (1897-1918)

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:

LAWTON, HAROLD. Signaller. No 241545. 9th Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Born Primrose Hill, Huddersfield, 9.1.1897. Son of Alderman Fred and Elizabeth Lawton, 71 Perseverance Street, Primrose Hill. Educated Stile Common Council School. Employed in his father's business as a yarn spinner at Lockwood Mills. Attended Primrose Hill United Methodist Church and was a member of the Young Men's Class. Single. Enlisted September 1915. Wounded 27.4.1918. Died of wounds at No 7 General Hospital, Boulogne, on 4.5.1918, aged 20 years. Buried BOULOGNE EASTERNCEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 9, Row B, Grave 41.

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