We remember Harold South

We remember Harold South

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Reginald South Source:5523310 1885
1886
birth Blackley United Kingdom Source:5498282 1886
1891
dates Age 4 Source:5498282 1891
1898
sibling Gilbert Stanley South Source:8868705 1898
1901
dates Age 14 Source:5498282 1901
1902
sibling Thomas Roscoe South Source:8868705 1902
1904
sibling Ernest Pierce South Source:8868705 August 1904
1914
employment 'traveller' Peel Watson Manchester United Kingdom Source:6979537 August 1914
1915
service British Army Private 6806 Manchester Regiment 16th (Service) Battalion Source:6171472 1915
1916
dates Age 29 Source:5498282 1st July 1916
service British Army Private 6805 Manchester Regiment Source:4195265
service British Army 6805 Manchester Regiment 16th Bttn Source:6171469
education Schooling Strawberry Road School Pendleton United Kingdom Source:5523315
1916
death Killed in Action Harold died whilst dressing a comrade's wounds. He was with his friend Rowland Ashton. Montauban ,Somme France Source:7386336 Source:6168598 1st July 1916
burial Weaste Thiepval Memorial Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Salford Somme No body found. Commemorated at Thiepval. United Kingdom France and 14C Source:8868705 Source:5498282
sibling Reggie South Source:6154559
sibling Percy South Source:6154559
sibling Fred South Source:6154559

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harold
Initials H
Last Name South
Source 4195265
First Names Lofty
Initials L
Source 5498282
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6805 Manchester Regiment Private
British Army 6805 Manchester Regiment 16th Bttn
British Army 6806 Manchester Regiment 16th (Service) Battalion Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick Thomas South father
Frances Jane South South mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Reginald South brother 1885
Reggie South brother
Percy South brother
Fred South brother
Ernest Pierce South step-brother August 1904
Gilbert Stanley South step-brother 1898
Thomas Roscoe South step-brother 1902

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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1st Anniversary of the Somme 1st July 1917 Margaret12607
First anniversary of the Battle of the Somme Margaret12607

Multimedia

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20th February 1920 List of fallen Margaret12607
Cover of Strawberry Road School re-union 1920 Margaret12607
Medal Record card Margaret12607
Names of fallen and returned serrvicemen. Margaret12607
1st Anniversary of 1st July 1916 Margaret12607
X Pln, C Coy, 16th Manchesters Tim22965
X Platoon Roll Tim22965
Employee roll of Peel Watson & Co Tim22965
Image of Thiepval Monument Margaret12607
South Family Grave Margaret12607

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We remember Harold South