Harry Graham (1896-1917)

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:

GRAHAM, HARRY. Private. No 266939. 2/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Halifax Old Road, Hillhouse, 4.5.1896. Son of Oliver Graham, 34 Hawthorn Terrace, Calton Street, Huddersfield. Educated Huddersfield Parish Church School. Was a member of the Huddersfield Parish Church football team, which won the school challenge cup, and he was also a member of the Otley Cricket Club. Employed as a cloth scourer and miller by Messrs Duncan Barraclough and Company, Otley Mills, Otley. Single. Enlisted 15.11.1915. Killed in action at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John the Evangelist, Birkby; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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