"To Keep in Memory"

Gnr. F. Deakin

Parish Summary
The War Memorial at Scholes, Location and History
Those named on Scholes War Memorial
The Scholes Roll of Service
Scholes Memorial Trees
The War Memorial at Barwick in Elmet, Location and History
Those named on Barwick in Elmet War Memorial
Barwick in Elmet Roll of Service
About the Author
Ackowledgements and Sources

Rank & Name
Gunner Harry Frank Deakin
No. 896645, 273 Battery, 69 (West Riding) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery.
How & When Died
Died, 12 July 1941
Age, if known
20 years
Next of Kin details
Eldest son of Harry and Mary Deakin, of 'Fairholm', Main Street, Scholes, Leeds.
Commemoration Details
Buried in the Churchyard of All Saints Church, Barwick in Elmet, Leeds. Section 2, Grave 8.
Other Information / Remarks
Harry Deakin died of Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia in Seacroft Hospital, York Road, Leeds. At the time it was an emergency military hospital, but had been specially built at the turn of the 19th/20th century as an infectious diseases hospital, a role it retained until recent years.
Before joining the Army, Harry Deakin had been a printer's clerk. 

His funeral was held at Scholes Church (now the Church Hall) on Wednesday 16 July 1941.

He was the grandson of Mr & Mrs F. Jowett

Remembering the Fallen of Two Villages on the Eastern Fringes of Leeds.

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