Harry Morrison (1895-1916)

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.
Harry Morrison

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

MORRISON, HARRY. Private. No 5/3116. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 14.10.1895. Son of Ernest and Mary Morrison, 3 Clara Street, Fartown. Employed as a grocer's assistant by Mr C. Fitton, Market Place, Huddersfield. Enlisted on his 19th birthday on 19.10.1914. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Returned to France on 13.6.1916 after 10 days leave. Killed in action at Thiepval Wood, 3.7.1916, aged 20 years. Buried CONNAUGHT CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 13, Row B, Grave 3.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission