Category Archives: Keighley

Private Michael Henry

Private Michael Henry 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. No. 202346. Formerly 18th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. No. 202864. [caption id="attachment_8837" align="alignleft" width="214"] Private Michael Henry.Photo courtesy Burnley Express.[/caption] Early Life: Michael Henry was born in Keighley in 1900 to James Henry, a labourer aged 24 and Rose Anne Henry (nee Narey) a mill-hand aged…
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Lance Corporal Michael Degnan

Lance Corporal Michael Degnan. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment. Service number 10781. Early life: Michael was born in Darlington, County Durham in 1896. His parents were Patrick and Margaret Degnan and they were living at 7, Bowes Street, St. Hilda, Darlington at that time. In the 1901 census Patrick was employed as…
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