Henry Macintosh Irvine (1889-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.


Born in Midmill, Forfar.

Married Ethel Mary Dransfield on 12 July 1913 at St. Paul's Church, Shepley.

Enlisted under the name Harry McIrvine.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

McIRVINE, HARRY (HENRY). Rifleman. No 81415. 1/8th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 52306 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Dundee. Husband of Ethel Mc. Irvine, Bankside, Shelley. Killed in action, 20.10.1918. Buried BELLE VUE BRITISH CEMETERY, BRIASTRE. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 5.
ROH:- Shepley War Memorial; Shelley War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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