Harry Platt (c.1889-1916)

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 Platt

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

PLATT, HARRY. Private. No 30/356. 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Castle Houses, near Castle Hill, Huddersfield. Son of Joe and Elizabeth Broadbent, 32 Close Hill Lane, Newsome, Huddersfield. Educated Lockwood Board School. Employed as a teamer by Messrs North and Bowler, Wholesale Market, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 9.5.1916. Killed in action at High Wood during the Battle of the Somme on 22.9.1916, aged 27 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome; Emmanuel Church, Lockwood.
Brother of Private JOE PLATT killed in action, 3.10.1918.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission