Belfield, Harold

Harold Belfield, Private 37496, 134th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Died of wounds 11th April 1917 in Mesopotamia (Iraq), aged 18

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Lawrence and Sarah Ann Belfield, of 41 Brook St, Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

His death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 20 April 1917.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Harold Belfield is buried in grave ref. XIII. F. 7. of the Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Harold Belfield, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private Harold Belfield is commemorated on the Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s Church, Church Street West Methodist Chapel war memorials, and on Park Green United Methodist Church Roll of Honour.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website
Macclesfield Times: 20 April 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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