Harry Skeen (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:
- SKEEN, HARRY. Private. No 23257. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Fartown, Huddersfield, 23.3.1898. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Employed as a moulder. Single. Lived 38 Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Enlisted August 1916. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 27.8.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. James's Presbyterian Church; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HARRY SKEEN
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Monday, August 27, 1917
- record ID: 3065007