Percy Firth (c.1889-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

FIRTH, PERCY. Private. No 303705. 10th Company, Labour Corps. Formerly No 4798 3/5th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Born Huddersfield. Married. Lived 2 Sheepridge Road, Huddersfield. Employed as a twister by Messrs Learoyd Brothers and Company, of Trafalgar Mills. Accidentally killed by a fall of masonry in France, 31.10.1918, aged 29 years. Buried 'Y' FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER. Grave location:- Row C, Grave 89.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill.