Born: 6th May 1894, Selhurst, Croydon, Surrey.

Christened: 24th June 1894 – Holy Trinity Church, Selhurst, Croydon, Surrey – parents: John Robert & Ellen Sarah Harwood.

Died: 19th April 1917; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Warwick.

Date of Entry Therein: 24th April 1915 – Egypt.


Rank: Corporal/Signaller; Service Number: 310670.

Regiment: Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line, Warwickshire Yeomanry.


Medals Awarded: British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 16.

Jerusalem Memorial,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).




1901   15, Mildmay Road, Islington, Middlesex.


Herbert was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Robert Harwood, 37, an Organ Metal Pipe Maker, born Camden Town, Middlesex.

Ellen Sarah Harwood (nee Weston), 36, born Islington, Middlesex.

John William Robert Harwood, 13, born Manchester, Lancashire.

Ethel Annie Harwood, 11, born Islington, Middlesex.

Lottie May Eva Harwood, 9, born Croydon, Surrey.

Beatrice Nelly Harwood, 3, born Islington.

4 boarders.


1911   ‘Laurels’ 53, Springfield Lane, Ipswich.


Herbert was 16 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 46, an Organ metal Pipe Maker.

Ellen, 45.

Beatrice, 13.

George Harwood, 5, born Islington.


Soldiers’ Effects to John R. Harwood – father.


Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line, Warwickshire Yeomanry:


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