Harry Pogson (c.1898-1917)

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:

POGSON, HARRY. Private. No 87379. 12th Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Son of Arthur and Ellen Pogson, 29 Cliffe End Road, Longwood, Huddersfield. Educated Paddock Board School. Employed in the scouring department at Messrs John Crowther and Sons, Union Mills, Milnsbridge. Attended Salendine Nook Baptist Chapel. Single. Enlisted 4.5.1917. Died of wounds received at the Battle of Cambrai at No 5 Casualty Clearing Station on 22.11.1917. Buried TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row G, Grave 2.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Lindley; Salendine Nook Baptist Church; commemorated in the Chapel yard, F20.
Brother of Private JOHN WADSWORTH POGSON died of wounds, 13.7.1916.

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