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Place of Birth: Carleton-in-Craven, Yorkshire
Service No: 99645
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 3rd Siege Battery
Date of Death: 1918-10-05
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. C. 17.
CWGC Cemetery: BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: CARLETON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Harry Kay was the son of Edward Denton and Annie Louisa Kay, née Coe. Edward was born at Cononley and Annie at Bell Busk, Yorkshire. Harry was the cousin of Private Francis John Kay (265750) (q.v.).
1891 Carleton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: 2, Croft Terrace - Harry Kay, aged 7 years, born Carleton, son of Edward D. and Annie L. Kay.
1901 Carleton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: 2, Croft Terrace - Harry Kay, aged 17 years, born Carleton, son of Edward D. and Annie L. Kay.
1911 Carleton-in-Craven, Yorksire Census: 2, Croft Terrace - Harry Kay, aged 27 years, born Parish of Carleton, son of Edward Denton and Annie Louisa Kay.
Harry was married to Mary Ann Clarkson in 1912.
The British Army Service Record for Harry Kay exists but may be incomplete.
‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
KAY, Gunner Harry, aged 35, R.G.A., 9, Park Street, [Barnoldswick], killed in action Oct. 5, 1918.
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Gunner Harry KAY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Garrison Artillery
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