Harold Sykes (1897-1915)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SYKES, HAROLD. Private. No 3932. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Longwood, Huddersfield, on 8.5.1897. Son of Eli and Hannah Maria Sykes, 41 Hill Top, Paddock, Huddersfield. Was a member of the Huddersfield Territorials at the outbreak of the war. Formerly employed at the Daimler motorworks at Coventry. Killed by a sniper on 22.12.1915, aged 28 years. Buried TALANA FARM CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3. Row I, Grave 1.
- Twin brother of Private HARRY SYKES who died of wounds, 19.3.1916.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HAROLD SYKES
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Wednesday, December 22, 1915
- age: 28 years
- record ID: 100434
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #100434)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4341711)