Born: 11 July 1887
Family: The second child, of twelve, of Richard and Annie Rowlands of Hollins Lane, Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Harry married Emma Edwards in June 1917 and together they had 3 children – Joseph E, Harry and Ruth.
Residence: The family moved to Manchester in the 1890’s and lived at 216 Graeme Street, Moss Side, Manchester, Lancashire in 1911.
Civilian Occupation: Harry worked as a stoker, like his father.
Died: In March 1932 aged 44.
Regiment: Royal Navy
Service Number: K31121
Date of Enlistment: 2 March 1916
Date of Discharge: 15 February 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation