||Died 27th October 1917. Age 21
- Born in Pipe Gate but was living with parents, Frank and Matilda, at Balterley when he enlisted; 5 of his siblings also lived there.
- He was the second son and the only one of the family not to have been born in Betley
- He was 5 ft 8hlf, had fresh complexion, blue eyes and brown hair.
- He was 19 yrs. 8 months when he enlisted.
- A surface haulage man for ‘Midland Coal, Coke and Iron Co.’ at Apedale, Chesterton.
- Because their iron products were used by the War Department, the Company tried to get Harry exempted from service in Dec 1915. He was regarded as a starred, indispensable workman. They didn’t succeed.
- Harry was called to service and enlisted in Audley in May 1916.
- In October 1916 he sailed from Southampton for France with the British Expeditionary Force as a gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery. Later that month he was posted to 11th Siege battery of the RGA.
- He was hospitalised for 2 weeks in Feb. 1917.
- On 27th November he died in a Main Dressing Station from wounds he received that day.