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.
Harry Battye (c.1897-1916)
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, HARRY. Rifleman. No C/7452. 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Deanbridge, Holmfirth. Lived 16 Bank Street, Jackson Bridge. Employed by Messrs Vickermans of Thongsbridge. Killed in action at Flers during the Battle of the Somme, on 15.9.1916, aged 19 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- New Mill Working Men's Club; Hepworth and Scholes War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission