We remember Horace Sykes

We remember Horace Sykes

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Halifax United Kingdom Source:9487109 1892
1901
location 5 Salterhebble Terrace, Halifax United Kingdom parents address Source:9487108 31st March 1901
1911
employment Butcher's aprentice United Kingdom Source:9487109 2nd April 1911
1911
location 2 Clarence Street Halifax United Kingdom parents address Source:9487109 2nd April 1911
1914
location 3 Chapel Lane, Salterhebble, Halifax United Kingdom parents address Source:9484157 16th November 1914
1914
marriage Edith Smith - now Sykes Source:9487111 1914
1915
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9486147 19th December 1915
1919
location 31, Chapel Lane, Salterhebble United Kingdom their own address Source:9487224 3rd March 1919
service British Army Private 3406 West Riding Regiment Source:4341860
1919
death Died of wounds Died of influenza after gas poisoning in German gas attack at Bosinghe near Ypres, Belgium 19th December 1915 Halifax United Kingdom Source:9487095 4th March 1919
burial Halifax (all Saints) Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Dudwell Lane, Halifax United Kingdom Sect. 3. 419. Source:9487224

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Horace
Initials H
Last Name Sykes
Source 9484157
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2 Clarence Street Halifax United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
3 Chapel Lane, Salterhebble, Halifax United Kingdom parents address known 16th November 1914
31, Chapel Lane, Salterhebble United Kingdom their own address known 3rd March 1919
5 Salterhebble Terrace, Halifax United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3406 West Riding Regiment Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DCM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Walter Sykes father
Sarah Sykes mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Smith - now Sykes wife 1914

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Wayne51525
Medal Index Cards Transcription Wayne51525
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Wayne51525
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Wayne51525
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Wayne51525
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Wayne51525
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Wayne51525
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Wayne51525

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Multimedia

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Local paper reports award of DCM Wayne51525
Photo in local paper Wayne51525
Local paper reports award of DCM Wayne51525
Extract from London Gazette re. DCM Wayne51525
Entry in Calderdale War Dead Wayne51525
Medal Index Card Wayne51525
Mention of DCM in war diary Wayne51525
Halifax Butchers Roll of Honour Wayne51525
Halifax Butchers Roll of Honour Wayne51525
Gravestone in Halifax All Saints churchyard Wayne51525

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