Regiment: Not known
Rank: Not known
Regimental Number: Not known
Date of Enlisting: 8.1914
Date of death: 4th quarter 1969
UK Cemetery/Memorial: St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour
Nothing is known of Harry’s military history except that he enlisted in August 1914. He saw active service in the War and survived. He died in the Aylesbury district in the 4th quarter 1969.
He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.
Date of Birth: 16.6.1893
Birth Place: Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Marriage: 4th quarter 1918
Harry was the third son of Charles and Mary Jane (nee Winter) Wilkins, born at Ashwell, Hertfordshire on 16th June 1893. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell. The 1911 census shows him working, alongside his brother Arthur, on the Castle Fields estate in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire.
Harry married Emily L Baker in the Buckingham district in the 4th quarter 1918. They had four children, Herbert E born 1920, Doris B born 1922, Millicent E M born 1925 and Albert G born 1930.
The 1939 census shows Harry as a bricklayer living with his family in the Thornborough area of Buckinghamshire.
Harry died in the 4th quarter 1969 in the Aylesbury district, Buckinghamshire.
Harry’s brother Percy was killed in action on the Western Front during WWI. His brother Prime Frederick died aged 17 in 1908 at Ashwell, Hertfordshire. His brothers Albert Pretoria and Arthur William both served in WWI and survived.
|Birth Place:||Ashwell, Hertfordshire|
|Death Date:||4th quarter 1969|
|Enlistment Place:||Not known|
|Regimental Number:||Not known|
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Not known|