Burton, Beverley, 1897. Second son of John Curtis (1866-1946) and Mercy Renwick (1867-1947) He had two brothers and five sisters. Worked as a Farm labourer and Horseman.
Enlisted Beverley. Served as Private, Harold Curtis, 42833, 7th West Yorkshire regiment, was killed in action, on 16/04/1918, aged 19 and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
His elder brother, Lance Corporal Albert Curtis, served in the 8th Seaforth Highlanders and was killed in action, on 22/06/1916, aged 26. He is buried in France. His grave inscription reads, “One of the Best”.
The brothers are commemorated on the Bishop Burton WW1 Memorial.