Harry Armitage (1892-1918)

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:

ARMITAGE, HARRY. Private. No 203561. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Crosland Moor 22.2.1892. Son of John and Elizabeth Armitage, 87 College Street, Crosland Moor. Attended Crosland Moor Council School. Worked as a gardener at the Crosland Moor Institution. Was a playing member of the Crosland Moor Public Handbell Ringers. Attended St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor. Enlisted February, 1916. Died of multiple wounds and loss of blood through having a leg amputated at 34th Casualty Clearing Station, 2.11.1918. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 17, Row D, Grave 16.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; United Methodist Church, Crosland Moor; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission