A. P. Harold
Service no. 320761
Private, Norfolk Regiment, 12th (Norfolk Yeomanry) Battalion
Born in Reading, Berkshire
Killed in action around age 34 on 9 December 1917
Remembered at Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Information from the censuses
Arthur Pearce Harold, 28, a newspaper clerk, was born in Reading, Berkshire. In 1911 he lived in 3 rooms at 13 Prideaux Road, Stockwell with his parents, Edward Charles Harold, 64, a chemist’s assistant from Tonbridge Wells, Kent, and Elizabeth Ann Harold, 62, a music teacher from Maidstone, Kent, and his sister, Margaret Gibson Harold, a 25-year-old post office clerk, born in Tunbridge Wells. This is one of the few examples where all members of the household have given occupations, including the women. Edward and Elizabeth Harold had had 5 children, with only Arthur and Margaret surviving in 1911.