Henry Hirst (c.1874-1916)

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Henry Hirst

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HIRST, HENRY (HARRY). Private. No 4495. 3/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Lived 5 Gladstone Buildings, Marsden. Employed as a dyer's labourer by Mr. J. E. Crowther at Ready Carr Mills. Was a member of the Marsden Socialist Club and of the Marsden Cricket Club. Married, with one child. Was home on leave at Christmas, 1915. Died of pneumonia at Clipstone Camp, 3.1.1916, aged 41 years. Buried with full military honours at ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S PARISH CHURCHYARD, MARSDEN. Grave location:- South, 29, 5.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission