Born: Harry was born on 11 February 1889.
Family: He was the son of Charles Badrock, a jobbing gardener, and his wife Ellen. He had one sister, Martha. He married Emily Walmsley on the 17 February 1913 in Baddiley, Cheshire. They had 5 children, Charles, George, Nellie, Dorothy and Kate. Sadly, George died in infancy.
Residence: According to the 1901 Census he was living in Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire, but by 1911 he had moved to 7, New Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Upon enlistment his address was given as Bradeley Green, Cheshire. Sometime later that address was changed on his documents to 2 Bark Hill, Whitchurch, Shropshire. This was the address which appeared on the Absent Voters list for Spring 1919. By 1939 Harry and his wife were living at Park Hall, Whittington, Shropshire.
Employment: In 1911 Harry was employed as groom for Thomas Parker, a veterinary surgeon. In 1939 his occupation was that of a government orderly.
Died: In Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1965, aged 76.
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service Number: 2523, 200833
Date of Enlistment: 15 October 1914
Date of Discharge: 25 February 1919
Reason for Discharge: Disembodied
Other Information: Harry saw active service in France. He spent some time in hospital suffering from trench foot.