Born: 1910, Ipswich.

Died: 16th July 1945; age: 35. POW

Captured: 09/03/1942 Borneo

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1522934.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 48 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Labuan War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alfred & Gertrude Worby, of Ipswich; husband of Margaret Worby, of Ipswich.




1911   3, School Cottages, Shirehall Yard, Ipswich.


Harry was 1 month old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Worby, 31, a General Labourer – Bricklayer, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Worby (nee Smith), born Ipswich.

Alfred Charles Worby, 8, born Ipswich.

Walter Arthur Worby, 7, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Jeanette Worby, 4, born Ipswich.

Reginald George Worby, 3, born Ipswich.



Harry was a Fruit Hawker – Market. He was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 269, Landseer Road, Ipswich.

Alfred, a Fruit Hawker – Market.

Gertrude, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Walter Arthur Worby, a Fruit Hawker – Market.

Leonard Cecil Worby, a Cattle Drover, born July 1917, Ipswich.

James E. Worby, a Lance Corporal – Royal Army Service Corps, 62nd Coy – on leave from Bulfield Fields.

Doris R. Worby, a Sack Machinist, born 1922, Ipswich.


In 1940, Ipswich, Harry married Margaret Edith Ward (nee Hanks), born March 1910, Ipswich.

They had 1 son.

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