Harry Sykes (1893-1916)

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Harry Sykes

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. Private. No 31829. 13th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Stockport 5.7.1893. Son of Arthur Henry and Lizzie Sykes, 113 Town End, Golcar. Educated at Stockport schools. Employed in the finishing department at the Dale Street Mill of Messrs G. N. Whiteley Limited. Was a member of the choir at Paddock Congregational Church. Single. Enlisted May 1916. Embarked for France in the first week of July, 1916. Wounded 4.9.1916. Died of wounds at No 36 Casualty Clearing Station on 5.9.1916, aged 23 years. Buried HEILLY STATION CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row A, Grave 20.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

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