Mexborough and Swinton Times, August 5, 1916
Private Henry Lazenby
(York & Lancs),
eldest son of Mr & Mrs Albert Lazenby, of Millhouses, Darfield, has been missing since July 1st.
Lazenby who is 25 years of age, enlisted on February 8th this year, and has been in France about 2 months.
Prior to enlistment he worked at Houghton Main.
Date of Death:01/07/1916
Regiment/Service:York and Lancaster Regiment 8th Bn.
Panel Reference:Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Son of Albert and Annie Elizabeth Lazenby, of 90, Doncaster Rd., Darfield, Barnsley.
The 8th Battalion York and Lancs Regiment was part of III Corps. They were the leading Battalion the left of the 70th Brigade, in the attack near Ovilliers.
The Battalion as it went over the parapet numbered 680 NCO’s and men and 23 officers.
Of these only 68 men returned