Born: 1897, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 1920; age 23; Braintree, Essex.

Enlisted: 31st March 1916.

Discharged: 5th April 1919.

Rank: Private; Service Number: DM2/169367; Regiment: Army Service Corps.

Formerly R.A.S.C.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War + Silver War Badge.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_War_Badge




1901     Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur James Friar, 38, a Bricklayer, born Bradwell, Suffolk.

Elizabeth Friar (nee Packard), 36, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Ethel Maude Friar, 12, a Domestic Servant, born Woodbridge.

Arthur James Friar, 11, born Woodbridge.

Grace Elizabeth Friar, 10, born Woodbridge.

Mabel Eloise Friar, 6, born Woodbridge.

Fanny Eliza Friar, 3, born Ipswich.

James Friar, 1, born Ipswich.

unnamed baby Friar (daughter), born Ipswich.


1911   212, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 14 years old, a Grocer’s Errand Boy. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

Arthur, 46, a Bricklayer.

Ethel, 22, a Domestic Servant.

Grace, 19, a Dress Maker.

Fanny, 13.

James, 11.

Elsie, 10.


Harry’s mother Elizabeth Friar died 1907, Ipswich.


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