Harold Ormrod


Private 6294
3rd Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register records that Harold "Harry" Ormrod died on 1 November 1916.

Harold is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery (Grave Ref. I. C.E. 174 (Screen Wall)).

The Soldiers Died in the Great War Database confirms that Harold died on 1 November 1916, whilst serving on the Home Front, though it notes his battalion as the 4th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers. The Database also records that Harold was born in Manchester, where he enlisted in the Army.

The Army Register of Soldiers' Effects notes that Harry Ormrod died of a duodenal ulcer in the Military Hospital at Cannock Chase. He left his effects to his widow, Alice.

Harry's name on the Screen Wall at Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery
The Screen Wall Memorial at Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery