Born: 1917, Dovercourt, Essex.

Died on or since 8th June 1944; at sea.

Residence: ‘West Elms’ Fronks Road, Dovercourt, Essex.


Rank: Captain; Service Number: 233139.

Regiment: Royal Engineers.


Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Panel 11, Column 3.

Bayeux War Cemetery,




Father: Francis Harold French, born 1885, Worthing, West Sussex – died March 1946, at ‘West Elms’ Fronks Road, Dovercourt, Essex..

Mother: Beatrice Ruby Mace Rivron, born January 1884, Ipswich.


Harold attended Ipswich School.


In 1939, East Ham, Essex, Harold married Hannah M. Woolf.


Probate to Margaret Joyce Isabel French. (Harold’s sister).


Harold is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

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