Gunner Harry Corless 70568 & 31709 Special Signal Coy. Mobile Sect. RE

1895 Oct/Dec. Born Leeds

1901 census living at 5 Evanston Row, Headingley, Leeds

1911 Oct 20. Enlisted as a Territorial in 3rd West Yorks. Father Albert Hugh Corless, Rose Gardens, Cockersdale, Bridlington, Yorks. Mother Charlotte, brother James.

1912 Sep 11 Discharged to join Royal Artillery

1914 Aug 16. Landed in France

15th Bty/36th Bde RFA in 1914

1915 Jul 5. Transfers to RE

1919 Feb 1. Volunteers for 1 year Special Signaling duties in Ireland

1919 Dec 26. Died of a skull fracture. He fell out of a barrack window

Buried Leeds New Worley Cemetery


British soldiers died in Ireland