Harry enlisted at Saffron Walden and served with the London Regiment Royal Fusiliers. He died on 22nd March 1917 aged just 19 following an outbreak of cerebro-spinal meningitis at the barracks. He is buried in Dover. (These outbreaks appear fairly regularly and mention is made of them in Hansard)
Chrishall at War
The story of Chrishall through World War I told using local sources such as the church newsletters. Details of those who served and returned and those who were lost to the village.
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