Harry Raymond Burnley (c.1895-1915)

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Harry Raymond Burnley

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

BURNLEY, HARRY RAYMOND. Sergeant. No 1859. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Boroughbridge. Son of the late Mr Joseph Burnley, St. Wilfred's Hotel, Ripon, and Mrs Burnley of Golcar Brow, Meltham. Employed by Messrs J. Hopkinson of Birkby. Enlisted August 1914. Embarked for France April, 1915. Died of wounds at No 17 Casualty Clearing Station (Remy Siding), 11.11.1915, aged 20. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row B, Grave 7.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private JOE BURNLEY, who died of wounds, 26.8.1918.

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