Regiment : 1st/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Service number : 54418
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 11th November 1917 aged 20
Buried : Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 75 to 77.
Relatives : Son of William and Harriet Houghton, 61 Checkett's Lane, Worcester
Memorial : Worcester Guildhall
Also appears on : Claines Institute with the information: Privt. Claines St John Baptist Church Churchyard Memorial. Claines St John Baptist Church WW1 Roll of Honour.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
A photograph of Rifleman H. Houghton of Ombersley can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 15th December 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Harold Houghton has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Tyne Cot Memorial.