Harry Sykes (1889-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SYKES, HARRY. Lance Corporal. No 50204. 9th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. Formerly No 216699 Royal Engineers. Born School Street, Moldgreen 18.10.1889. Son of Alfred and E Sykes, 52 Long Lane, Dalton, Huddersfield. Employed as a stonemason by Messrs Graham and Jessop. Single. Enlisted 19.12.1916. Died of wounds, caused by a German shell which struck him as he was returning to his billet from work, on 17.3.1918, aged 28. Buried BEDFORD HOUSE ENCLOSURE No 2. Grave location:- Plot 3. Row E, Grave 5.
- ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Lance Corporal HARRY SYKES
- regiment: North Staffordshire Regiment
- died: Sunday, March 17, 1918
- age: 28 years
- record ID: 483603
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #483603)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4341778)