Harry Lord

Harry Lord, 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
Harry Lord, 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Harry Lord came from Royton, near Oldham, Lancashire, now a part of Greater Manchester, and saw service during the Great War as a Private (No.5179) with the 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, and was present out on the Western Front from 15th July 1915 where his battalion formed part of the 74th Brigade in the 25th Division.

Harry was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 29th August 1918, this being earned for the operations around Mount Kemmel in the Ypres Salient in April 1918. Mention of his being awarded the Military Medal is detailed in the Battalion War Diary on 15th May 1918, and it is possibly for action on the 25th April 1918.

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