DYKE Harry

Harry DYKE


The CWGC records show that Harry is connected to Queensbury by his sister Mrs. E. Leverton who lived at 19, Alexander Street, Queensbury,

The Dyke family were from Stockton on Tees and Harry born in 1891 was the youngest child of John and Elizabeth Dyke, having five siblings, two brothers, three sisters.  Two of these sisters were Eliza and Elizabeth, and it is Elizabeth who married John Leverton in 1901 that is the sister named on the CWGC records.

The census 1911 shows the Dyke family as Elizabeth (mother) now a widow, sons John, William, Harry and an Alice Leverton, aged 9, who is shown as granddaughter.  John and Elizabeth Leverton are shown living in Stockton on Tees, with their two children.

Harry was a Lance Serjeant in the 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade he was 29 when he was killed in action on 8th March 1918.  He has no known grave and is commemorated on the POZIERES MEMORIAL (Panel 81 to 84).

William Dyke served in the 22nd Battalion. Durham Light Infantry and was 32 when he was killed in action on 28th October 1916.