Capt
Harold Ackroyd

Information about birth

Date of birth:
13/07/1877
Place of birth:
Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Doctor of Medicine

Army information

Country:
England, United Kingdom
Force:
British Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Captain
Service number:
/
Units:
 —  Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment), 6th Bn.  (Attached)

Information about death

Date of death:
11/08/1917
Place of death:
Jargon Trench, Glencorse Wood, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
40

Cemetery

Birr Cross Roads Cemetery
Plot: -
Row: -
Grave: Special Memorial 7

Distinctions and medals 5

1914-15 Star
Medal
British War Medal
Medal
Military Cross
Medal — 19/07/1916
Victoria Cross
Medal
Victory Medal
Medal

Sources 5

" Arras to Cambrai. The Kitchener Battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment 1917 ", Fox C. ( et al.), University of Reading , 1997, pg. 21-26.
Sources used
" Passchendaele 1917. VCs of the First World War ", Snelling S., Wrens Park Publishing, 2000, pg. 58 - 65.
Sources used
Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.co.uk/
Further reference
CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/459800/ACKROYD,%20HAROLD
Sources used
The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/
Further reference