The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H Harding


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Private Harold HARDING, 201740, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 4274, The Buffs), killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 28th March 1918, age 19.

Born Birmingham, Warwickshire, son of Joseph and Harriett Harding.

23rd May 1898, St Nicolas, Birmingham, Warwickshire, baptism of Harold Harding, son of Joseph and Harriett Harding.


1911 Census - 60 Park Lane, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire - Joseph Harding, head, age 55, married, fishing reel maker, brass, worker, born Birmingham; Elizabeth Harding, wife, age 49, married 8 years, 2 children, both have died, born Birmingham; Walter Harding, son, age 21, single, fishing reel maker, brass, worker, born Birmingham; *Gertrude Baker, daughter, age 20, brass foundry clerk, worker, born Birmingham; *Florence Baker, daughter, age 19, warehouse girl, pen factory, worker, born Birmingham; *Olive Baker, age 16, looker over girl, pen factory, worker, born Birmingham; Albert Harding, son, age 15, single, fishing reel maker, brass, worker, born Birmingham; Alice Harding, daughter, age 14, looker over girl, pen factory, worker, born Birmingham; Harold Harding, son, age 12, school, born Birmingham.

* step children


Enlisted Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59., France.


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