Harry Wortley (1882-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- WORTLEY, HARRY. Private. No 62411. 92nd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Born Shepley. Youngest son of the late John Wortley of Lane Head, Shepley. Lived with his brother-in-law, Councillor Henry Tyas. Attended Shepley United Methodist School. Was a member of the Shepley Bowling Club and Shepley Conservative Club. Employed as a painter by Messrs Seth Senior and Sons Limited, Highfield Brewery, Shepley. Single. Enlisted September 1915. Was killed, 1.4.1917, whilst acting as a Stretcher-Bearer. A shell dropped on the party just as they arrived at a dressing station and only one of them escaped. He was 34 years of age. Buried SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row I, Grave 22.
- ROH:- Shepley War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HARRY WORTLEY
- regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
- died: Sunday, April 1, 1917
- age: 34 years
- record ID: 573024
- If Somebody Remembers Me! Men from the Village of Shepley who Served in the Great War (2014) by Geoff Peel
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #573024)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4887089)