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Place of Birth: Bradford, Yorkshire
Service No: 3854
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2/6th Battalion
Date of Death: 1915-02-02
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: K. 'C.' 605.
CWGC Cemetery: BRADFORD (UNDERCLIFFE) CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Harry Sellers was the son of John and Mary Ann Sellers, née Stansfield. John was born at Bradford and Mary at Sowerby (near Halifax), Yorkshire.
1881 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 1, Green Terrace - Harry Sellers, aged 7 months, born Bradford, son of John and Mary A. Sellers.
1891 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 7, Gaynor Street - Harry Sellers, aged 10 years, born Bradford. [Harry's widowed mother and her children were living with her sister, Sarah E. Stansfield.]
1901 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 1, Thomas Fold - Harry Sellers, aged 20 years, born Bradford. [Harry was living with his sisters Annie, Nellie and brother Tom. Annie married Frederick Lightfoot in 1905.]
1911 Bradford, Yorkshire Census, 20, Prospect Place, Idle Road - Harry Sellers, aged 31 years, born Bradford. [Harry was living with his brother Tom and sister Sarah Ellen Sellers. Sarah Ellen married Walter Gabbitass in 1913.]
The British Army Service Record for Harry Sellers exists but may be incomplete.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Harry Sellers, 3854, 2/6th D. of Wellgts West Riding Regt. Date and Place of Death: 2.2.15. Skipton Cottage Hospital. Pneumonia. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Brother - Tom. £2 11s. 8d.
Harry is commemorated in the 'City of Bradford Great War 1914-1918 Roll of Honour' and on the Eccleshill War Memorial, Bradford.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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