Harry Lawrence Hirst (c.1881-1917)

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:

HIRST, HARRY LAWRENCE. Private. No 32645. 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Meltham, Huddersfield. Son of Mrs Hirst, Upper Mount, Meltham, and the late Mr Joe Hirst who was a well known local cricketer. Played cricket with the Meltham and Meltham Mills teams. Killed in action, 27.9.1917, aged 36 years. Buried MESSINES RIDGE CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row A, Grave 33.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission