Harry Sharp (1899-1918)
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:
- SHARP, HARRY. Private. No 77506. 15th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born 15 Roydfield Street, Fartown Green, Huddersfield, 29.7.1899. Son of William and Ada Sharp, 32 Ballroyd Road, Fartown Green. Educated Hillhouse Council School, where he won a scholarship to Almondbury Grammar School, which he attended for four years. Employed as a junior porter at Golcar Railway Station. Single. Enlisted 17.9.1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, 26.8.1918, aged 19 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; London and North Western Railway Roll.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HARRY SHARP
- regiment: Durham Light Infantry
- died: Monday, August 26, 1918
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 1748596
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1748596)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3976612)