Known as Harry.


Born: 1880, Shotley, Suffolk.

Baptised: 12th June 1881, Ipswich.

Died: 21st November 1899; age: 19; Died of Peritonitis.

Residence: 10, Station Parade, Kirkstall, West Yorkshire.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 723.

Regiment: Coldstream Guards.


Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony.




1881   Shotley, Suffolk.


Harry was a year old and living with his parents, sisters, maternal aunt & nephew.

Robert Salter, 29, a Stone Dredger, born Trimley, Suffolk.

Harriet Salter (nee Cracknell), 30, born Stoke Ash, Suffolk.

Elizabeth Ellen Salter, 7, born Shotley.

Margaret Julia Salter, 4, born Shotley.

Ellen Cracknell, 19, born Stoke Ash.

John Cracknell, 4 months, born Stoke Ash.


1891   7, Church, Kirkstall, West Yorkshire.


Harry was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 40, an Agricultural Labourer.

Harriet, 40.

Elizabeth, 16, a Cotton Weaver.

Margaret, 14, a Cotton Weaver.

Charles Walter Salter, 9, born Shotley.

Ambrose Walter Salter, 5, born Dovercourt, Essex.

Ellen May Salter, 3, born Kirkstall.

Samuel William Salter, 1, born Kirkstall – died 1892, Kirkstall.


Harry’s mother, Harriet Salter died 1895, Kirkstall, West Yorkshire.

The Boer War.

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