Harry Birkin (Berkin)
1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment).
Died of pneumonia at the 17th Casualty Clearing Station at 6:20am on Friday 13th July 1917 aged 36.
He had been in hospital for 6 days.
Harry is buried in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Born in Belper in 1881 he was resident in Belper, Harry enlisted in Derby in August 1916 and was the son of Luke Berkin a Blacksmiths Striker and Jessie Berkin who lived in Swinney Lane Belper.
In 1901 Harry was a Carriage Frame Fitter, however before enlisting he had been employed on the Strutt's estate as a painter.
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