Born in Whitchurch in 1900, the second son of Edwin and Harriett Sparkes of 6 Alkington Road, Whitchurch.
Harry enlisted on his 18th Birthday in January 1918.
Regiment : 10th (Service) Battalion Essex Regiment, formerly The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) No 94583
Rank : Private
Service Number : 51078
Killed in Action; France 21st September 1918 Age 18