Regiment : Royal Engineers
Service number : WR257025
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 23rd October 1918
Buried : Pershore Cemetery, Worcestershire, England, Grave N.194
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Additional information on the memorial: Royal Engineers
Royal Engineers. Brother of Fred and Frank. Joined 1916. Died from pneumonia, Norwich Military Hospital after serving abroad.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Great Western Railway Roll of Honour:
Harry Charlwood Packer/Engineer/Droitwich Sapper 275th Railway Company, Royal Engineers Died 23/10/1918.
Source: The Great Western Railway in the First World War by Sandra Gittins, 2010.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/