Harry Horsfall (1894-1918)

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:

HORSFALL, HARRY. Private. No 24895. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 106 Rashcliffe Hill Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield, 12.12.1894. Son of Tom and Polly Horsfall, 89 Rashcliffe Hill Road, Lockwood. Educated Mount Pleasant Board School. Employed as a baker by Mr E. A. Sykes, confectioner, of Folly Hall. Single. Enlisted 6.10.1916. Killed in action at Pacaut Wood, near Merville and the La Bassee Canal, 15.4.1918, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.

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