William Henry Tann (c.1894-1917)

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:

TANN, WILLIAM HENRY. Lance Corporal. No 68440. 7th Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 29392 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Shelley, Huddersfield. Son of Herbert and Ada Tann. Husband of Ada Tann, 11 John Street, Milnsbridge. Employed by the Colne Valley Dye and Chemical Company of Milnsbridge. Enlisted September 1916. Embarked for France in July, 1917. Killed in action, 17.11.1917, aged 23 years. Buried GORRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEUVRY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row A, Grave 7.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley; Milnsbridge War Memorial.

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