Harold was born in Wilmslow, Cheshire in 1899. He lived with his father Joseph, a buthcer, and his mother Hannah at Chapel Lane. He had a brother Joseph & 3 sisters, Alice, Mary & Gladys.
He enlisted in Stockport. He died of wounds received in action on the 24th April 1918, at No 56 Casualty Clearing Station. He is buried at Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Dept De La Somme, France. I E24.