Harold Matthews (1894-1917)

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:

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

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