Regiment : 9th Battalion Royal Fusiliers
Service number : 9236
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 7th October 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 8C 9A and 16A.
Birthplace : Ipsley, Worcestershire, resident and enlisted Redditch
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
On 1911 census Harry, aged 12, scholar, lived with his parents, Walter and Mary Ellen Spiers and siblings at 1 Marsden Road, Redditch.
Birmingham Daily Post, Wednesday 13th June 1917:
Previously reported missing, now reported killed
Spiers, 9236, H. P. – Redditch.
Birmingham Daily Post courtesy of the British Library: http://www.britishnewspaperarchives.co.uk