Born: 27 February 1894 in Woodville, Derbyshire.
Family: He was the fourth of five children born to John Thomas Daly, an Inland Revenue Officer, and his wife Matilda, nee Ward. He married Evelyn Marjorie Lockhart Quarter 3 1927 in Birmingham. They had 2 sons, Timothy Patrick and Michael John.
Residence: In 1901 Harold`s family were living at 20 Church Street, Alloa, Clackmannanshire but ten years later they had moved to Bridgewater House, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The address given for him on the 1919 Absent Voters List was 2 Bridgewater Street and in 1925 it was “Kinkora”, Chester Road, Whitchurch. In 1939 he, his wife and children were living at 1128 Tyburn Road, Erdington, Birmingham. This remained his home until his death in 1953.
Education: Before moving to Whitchurch, Harold attended Alloa Academy, Alloa. He was admitted to Whitchurch Grammar School in April 1909. From there he went onto Birmingham University Medical School.
Employment: In 1923 Harold was a surgeon at Birmingham General Hospital. On the 1939 Register he was described as a physician and surgeon.
Died: 2 May 1953 in Birmingham, aged 59
Regiment: Royal Navy (HMS Berbice)
Rank: Senior Reserve Attendant
Service Number: M17879
Date of Enlistment: 29 November 1915
Date of Discharge: 12 May 1918
Reason for Discharge: To resume his medical studies