Harry Sheffield (c.1879-1917)

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:

SHEFFIELD, HARRY. Corporal. No 52392. 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Formerly No 1748 Army Service Corps. Born Pickering, Yorkshire. Son of Mrs Mary Sheffield, 41 Scarborough Road, Norton, Malton: husband of the late Maud Sheffield, of Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield. Lived Lepton. Killed in action, 23.4.1917, aged 37 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Lepton Parish Church.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Fusiliers
  • died: Monday, April 23, 1917
  • age: 37 years
  • record ID: 1652725