Harry Ellis (c.1896-1916)

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Harry Ellis

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

ELLIS, HARRY. Private. No 5558. 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 1 St. John's Road, Huddersfield, 15.5.1896. Son of Mr and Mrs Fred Ellis, 62 Fitzwilliam Street, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Assisted his father in the family restaurant at the corner of St. John's Road and Fitzwilliam Street, Huddersfield. Attended the United Methodist Church in Brunswick Street. Single. Enlisted 27.1.1916. Went over to France in Whit week, 1916. Killed in action by the bursting in the trench of a high explosive shell which buried him and others at Authuile, about three miles from Albert, France, on 16.9.1916, aged 20 years. Buried BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row G, Grave 7.

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