Born: 1869, Finningham, Suffolk.

Died: 14th July 1900; age: 31; Died of Disease, at Springfontein, Free State, South Africa.

Residence: Earl Soham, Suffolk.

Enlistment Date: 1889; age: 20.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 72466.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 7th Division, Ammunition Column, South Africa Field Force.


Clasps Awarded: Paardeberg, Johannesburg & Cape Colony.




1871   Earl Soham, Suffolk.


Harry was 2 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Robert Calthorpe, 41, a Butcher, born Stowupland, Suffolk.

Henrietta Calthorpe (nee Barrell), 37, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Emily Jane Calthorpe, 4, born Earl Soham.

Alice Calthorpe, 3, born Earl Soham.


1881   The Causeway, Earl Soham, Suffolk.


Harry was 12 years old and living with his widowed father & sister.

Robert, 51, a Journeyman Butcher.

Emily, 14.


1891   Grand Depot Barracks, Woolwich, London.


Harry was 22 years old, a Soldier ranked Gunner for the Royal Artillery.


Harry’s mother, Henrietta Calthorpe died 1878, Earl Soham, Suffolk.

The Boer War.

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