Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Harold (Harry) LUNN

Lance Corporal 266162 Harold (Harry) LUNN of Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

Died of Wounds Sunday 16th December 1917, age 43

Of:32 Grosvenor Road, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1874, Astley, Lancashire
Parents:Ann Lunn and John Lunn of 69 Hyde Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Margaret Hannah Lunn (née Wilder) of 8 Peel Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Cotton Weaver Overlooker
He enlisted in:Chester, Cheshire
Remembered on:Hyde Borough Cemetery,   C. 3. 2674
Link with Hyde:Not Known

Notes:

Lance Corporal Harry Lunn was discharged from military service on 02/10/1917, Silver Badge No. 256770, because he was suffering from Carcinoma (Cancer) of the Stomach. He received treatment at Guildford War Hospital, near London, but sadly died at home on 16/12/1917. Lunn was buried in Hyde Borough Cemetery under a Commonwealth War Graves Headstone. Grave number 2674. Also in the grave but unmarked are his wife Margaret, daughter Florence and her husband Stanley Fitton and their baby daughter, Kathleen Fitton. They had no further children and the line has died out.

Death of Lance-Corporal H. Lunn.
The death of Lance-Corporal Harry Lunn, late of the K.S.L.I., which occurred on Sunday last at his residence, 32 Grosvenor-road, Hyde. Deceased was wounded in battle, afterwards contracting trench fever, invalided home, eventually receiving his discharge from the army. He was buried at the Hyde Borough Cemetery on Thursday with full military honours.

Newspaper report

In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet his name is written as Harry Lunn.