Gifford, Harry William


War Service:

Captain HARRY WILLIAM GIFFORD of the 3rd battalion The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment was killed on 15 July 1916. He was 26.
He was commissioned into the 3rd battalion on 8 June 1915. At the time of his death he was serving with the 1st battalion who were involved in the fight for Bazentin-le-Petit wood. He had previously been Mentioned in Despatches.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the and on the memorials at St Andrew’s church, Brockley and at St Dunstan’s College, Catford and in the pages of the History of The Old Dunstonian Rugby Football Club.

He was the son of H. W. and Mary Gifford, of 51, St. Margaret's Rd., Brockley. He was educated at St Dunstan's College.


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