Born: 1883, St. Mary’s, Leicester, Leicestershire.

Died: 28th June 1917; age: 34; died of Acute Lobar Pneumonia and Cardiac Failure, at the Military Hospital, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

Present at the death – Alfred H. Cashmore, of the Military Hospital, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

Residence: St. Mary’s, Leicester.

Enlistment Location: Northampton.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 33074.

Regiment: Somerset Light Infantry, 10th Battalion.

Formerly 5806, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Inscription on headstone: “Gone but not forgotten.” Erected by officers N.C.O.s and men of the Regiment”




1891   16, Garton Street, St. Mary’s, Leicester, Leicestershire.


Harry was 8 years old and living with his parents, sister and step sister at the home of his widowed maternal grandmother & uncle.

Mary Rodwell (nee Norman), 73, born Knighton, Leicestershire.

John Rodwell, 38, a Shoe Riveter, born Kempson, Bedfordshire.

Maude Mary Rodwell, 16, a Hosiery Seamer, born Hackney, London.

William Burrows, 40, a Shoe Finisher, born Long Clawson, Leicestershire.

Sarah Burrows (nee Rodwell), 40, a Shoe Machinist, born Bromley, Middlesex.

Edith Annie Burrows, 2, born St. Mary’s, Leicester.


1911   Gravesend, Kent.


Harry was 28 years old, a Soldier ranked Private for the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry.


Harry’s mother, Sarah Burrows died 1894, Leicester, Leicestershire.


Soldiers’ Effects to George Hafeli – brother-in-law & Maude Rodwell – step sister.


Somerset Light Infantry, 10th Battalion

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