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Harper, H., Pte., 1918

Wheatley Hill: James Pasby

On the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, is the name of 51574 Private Henry Harper serving with the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment who died 10/09/1918.

In Wheatley Hill Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory
Mary beloved wife of
William Harper
died Nov. 22nd 1917
aged 53 years

Thy will be done

Also the above
William Harper
died Aug. 9th 1929
aged 68 years
Also the beloved son of the above
Pte. Henry Harper
who was killed in action in France
Sept 10th 1918
aged 21 years

At Rest

Also Mary Ethel Skipper
daughter of the above
died July 22nd 1929
aged 29 years

Henry Harper is remembered at Wheatley Hill on W114.01, W114.02, W114.03, W114.04 and W114.06

The CWGC entry for Private Harper

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk