Harry Hilton (c.1895-1917)

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Harry Hilton (c.1895-1917)

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HILTON, HARRY. Private. No 201767. 8th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born New Mill, Holmfirth. Son of George and Sarah Hilton, Sude Hill, New Mill. Educated New Mill National School. Attended the Parish Church Sunday School and was a member of the Young Men's Class. Was also a member of the New Mill Working Men's Club and was a keen billiard player. Employed by Messrs Mitchel, cloth finishers, of Folly Hall, Huddersfield. Embarked for France 16.6.1917. Killed in action, 16.8.1917, aged 22 years. Buried LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY No 2. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 9.
ROH:- New Mill Working Men's Club; Fulstone War Memorial.

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