Regiment : Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry) attached 1st/1st Warwickshire Yeomanry
Service number : 325232
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 5th November 1917 aged 46
Buried : Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Grave D. 75.
Relatives : Son of John and Mary Ann Harper; husband of Annie Elizabeth Harper, of Post Office Lane, Fernhill Heath, Worcester
Memorial : Tardebigge St Bartholomew's Church
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars. Webheath St Philip's Church WW1 Memorial. Salwarpe St Michael's Church.
Served in the South African Campaign.
Additional information on the memorial: Pte
Private B. Harper 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, embarked at Avonmouth 9th April 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 24th April 1915. Wounded 21st October 1917, died of wounds 5th November 1917.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
A photograph of Corporal B. Harper can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 1st December 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.