Harry Gledhill (1898-1918)

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:

GLEDHILL, HARRY. Private. No 350342. 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Formerly No 11381 Royal Scots Fusiliers. Born Snowlee, Longwood, 6.12.1898. Son of Mark and Sarah Jane Gledhill, 160 South Street, The Moor, Sheffield (late of 1 Colwyn Street, Marsh). Educated Outlane Council School. Employed as a pawnbroker's assistant by Mr Claude Hill of King Street, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 6.11.1916. Killed in action, 16.7.1918, aged 20 years. Buried KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row A, Grave 6.
ROH:- High Street United Methodist Church; memorial in Salendine Nook Churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission