William Henry Barrow (1884-1917)
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:
- BARROW, WILLIAM HENRY. Private. No 241751. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Paddock 16.10.1884. Son of George I. Barrow, 21 Branch Street, Paddock. Educated at Paddock Council School. Employed as a plasterer by Mr G. H. Day of Milnsbridge. He was a playing member of the Paddock Cricket Club and a member of Paddock Conservative Club. Enlisted 17.3.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt on 3.5.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WILLIAM HENRY BARROW
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Thursday, May 3, 1917
- age: 33 years
- record ID: 740030
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #740030)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #220160)