Tom Harrison (1881-1916)

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.
Tom Harrison

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, SAM. Private. No 4261. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Married. Lived 17 Lane Top, Linthwaite. Prior to going to France, in April 1915, was employed as a mason. His wife received a field postcard from him, dated 2.9.1916, stating that he was then 'alright' but that was the last communication she received from him. Reported missing, 3.9.1916, in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission