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Forename(s): Henry Holmes
Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2/6th Battalion
Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1915-09-15
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: M. New. 23.
CWGC Cemetery: KEIGHLEY (UTLEY) CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Henry Holmes Rishworth (born 9 April 1893) was the son of Charles Frederick William and Mary Hannah Rishworth, née Holmes. Both parents were born at Keighley, Yorkshire.
1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: Moorfield - Henry H. Rishworth, aged 7 years, born Keighley, son of Charles F. W. and Mary H. Rishworth.
1911 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: Moorfield, High Utley [Greenhead Lane] - Henry Holmes Rishworth, aged 17 years, born Keighley, son of Chas Frederic William and Mary Hannah Rishworth.
Henry is commemorated on the Keighley Golf Club Roll of Honour 1914 - 1919.
Photograph: ‘The Keighlian’ the School Magazine of Keighley Boys’ Grammar School. (Courtesy of kbgs.com).
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: ---
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2nd Lieutenant Henry Holmes RISHWORTH
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
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