Regiment or Ship: 1st Battalion The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Service Number(s): L/8268
Occupation: Basket Maker
Date of Birth: 1885
Place of Birth: Hatcham, Wiltshire
Date of Death: 31.10.1914
Place of Death: Belgium Place of Burial / Memorials:
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Panel 11-13 and 14.
Address: Lower Street, Ninfield, Sussex
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Parents: George, born 1864, and Lucy, born 1859, Haddrill. George was a Basket Manufacturer
Siblings: George, born 1889; Jess, born 1891, and Kate, born 1895.
Harry was married to Sophie Nancy, surname unknown, and no children have been found.
First World War Experience
Harry enlisted on 12th August 1914 and was killed in action just over two months later, on 31st October 1914. He was awarded the Victory Medal, the British War Medal, and the 14 Star.