Lewis Haywood Harrison (1893-1916)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HARRISON, LEWIS HAYWOOD. Private. No 4/8306. 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 15 Greenhow Grove, Burley, Leeds, 12.11.1893. Son of Thompson and Sarah Elizabeth Harrison, 8 Barton Road, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Educated Crosland Moor Board School and Higher Grade School, Huddersfield. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Joseph Dyson and Son Limited. Attended the Queen Street Mission and an active worker in connection with the Wesleyan Church, Crosland Moor. Was a skilled violinist. Single. Enlisted 5.8.1914. Killed in action, 18.9.1916, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

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