Harrison Battye (1888-1920)

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:

BATTYE, HARRISON. Private. Army Service Corps. (Motor Transport). Born Long Lane, Dalton 16.2.1888. Son of Tom and Emma Battye, 42 Springwood Street, Milnsbridge. Educated at St. Paul's Church School. Employed as a motor driver. Married. Enlisted February 1915. Died at home, 42 Springwood Street, from the effects of gas poisoning, 10.12.1920. Buried EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD.
Brother of Private ALBERT EDWARD BATTYE, killed in action, 13.5.1915.