Harry Thompson (1892-1917)

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Harry Thompson

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

THOMPSON, HARRY. Private. No 204737. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Fartown, Huddersfield, 18.9.1892. Son of John and Ellen Thompson, 8 Ballroyd Road, Fartown. Educated Hillhouse Council School. Employed as a tailor's presser by Messrs Edgerton, St. John's Road, Huddersfield. Was a member of Woodhouse Church Young Men's Bible Class. Single. Enlisted 10.2.1916. Wounded on the Somme in July, 1916. Was wounded near Bapaume on 19.7.1917 and died the same day, aged 25. Buried VAULX AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 20.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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