Harry Parkin (1867-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

PARKIN, HARRY. Private. No 36360. 152nd Company, Labour Corps. Formerly 3rd Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. Born Primrose Hill, Huddersfield, 14.2.1867. Son of John and Mary Parkin, Back Armitage Street, Primrose Hill. Educated Stile Common Council School. Husband of Ann Ellen Parkin, 8 Love's Yard, High Street, Huddersfield. Employed as a woollen weaver by Messrs Brook and Woodhouse Limited, Queens Mill, Huddersfield. Was a member of the Rashcliffe Liberal Club. Enlisted 28.6.1915. Died of natural causes at No 4 Casualty Clearing Station on 29.10.1917, aged 50 years. Buried DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 11, Row A, Grave 11.