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Sapper Harry Byford



Name: Byford, Harry
Date of birth: 1880-07-11
Place of birth:
Next of kin: Harry Byford, father, Chelmsford, Essex, England
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Electrical Engineer
Occupation (normalized): Electrical Engineer, General
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1941-12-13


Regimental number: 79813
Rank detail
  1. Private, 31st Battalion, Infantry (Army).
  2. Sapper, 8th Battalion, Canadian Engineers, Canadian Engineers (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes

Croix de Virtue Militara, 2nd Class (Romania)
Date of award: 1919-03-18
Source: Corps Order 2090 London Gazette issue 31560 dated 20-9-19.
Comment: address 14 Mildmay Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England.


LAC ID: 80405
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B1359-S048
Uploader's Notes: Four years prior service with 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Essex Regiment; 1 year with City of London Imperial Volunteers in South Africa; and, four years as a Sergeant with the Royal Engineers.
Uploader's Research notes: QSA clasps CC, OFS, Johannesburg and Diamond Hill, 1914/15 Star trio and Romanian award offered on eBay February 2015 (seller 249ss, item no. 161582437948). [Private Army Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion Sapper Army Canadian Engineers 8th Battalion, Canadian Engineers Croix de Virtute Militara 2nd Class (Romania) address 14 Mildmay Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England. ]


Date added: 2009-08-27
Last modified: 2015-02-01