Harold Matthews (1894-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- MATTHEWS, HAROLD. Private. No 32694. 9th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Formerly No 32629 West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Shepley. Son of George and Harriet Matthews, of Croft Nook, Shepley. Employed as a collier prior to joining the forces. Reported missing, presumed killed, at Passchendaele, 10.10.1917, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Shepley War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HAROLD MATTHEWS
- regiment: York and Lancaster Regiment
- died: Wednesday, October 10, 1917
- age: 22 years
- record ID: 1634828
- If Somebody Remembers Me! Men from the Village of Shepley who Served in the Great War (2014) by Geoff Peel
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1634828)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2972753)