Date of birth: 17th March 1914
Parents: Robert John and Sarah Maud Harvey nee Godson
Address: 60 West Street, Warwick
Occupation: French Polisher
Henry Ernest Harvey was the second son of Robert John and Sarah Maud Harvey. Robert’s parents married in 1910 in Warwick and had a son Robert John (junior) in 1911.
Henry’s father, Robert John (born 1878) died in 1931, leaving behind Henry and his mother. The 1939 Register shows them both living at 19 Crompton Street. He is shown to be single and described as a French Polisher.
The 1939 Register shows his brother Robert living at 61 Stratford Road and that he is married. The records below have been redacted so it is not clear whether there were any children to the marriage.
Henry’s mother, Sarah died in Bromsgrove in 1966 and his brother Robert John died in Warwick in 1979.
Rank & Number: Sergeant, 4921387
Regiment/Service: Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery
Brigade/Division: 314 Battery, 12th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment
Date of death: 12th May 1944
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action
Commemorated/Buried: Buried in Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. VIII. J. 21.
Commemorated locally at: St Paul's Church
- Unlocking Warwick Research Group
- Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office