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About Henry (Harry) Ainsley

Date of Birth
2nd Quarter 1896

Service Number
1548, 240239

Birth Place
Teesdale, Durham, England

Baptism
Henry - 24 March 1896 Parochial Chapelry, Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Date of Death
1 April 1936

Place of Death
Darlington, Durham, England

Burial
West Cemetery, Darlington, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
Mary Jane Ainsley. Baptised 27 December 1871 Parochial Chapelry, Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Marriage
Florence Mingay born 22 September 1898 Waterhouses, Durham, England. Married Q3 1922 Teesdale, Durham, England

Career

Service
Army

Unit
5th Division Yorkshire Regiment Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment) (“Green Howards”)

Rank
Private

Medals
1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Campaigns
France and Belgium

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 - 5 Victoria Terrace, Barnard Castle, Durham, England (Boarder). 1911 - 3 Barnard Street, Staindrop, Durham, England (Stepson)

Electoral Roll
1928 Brookside, Staindrop, Durham, England. 1929 - 1931 Almhouse Road, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
Widow Florence living at 9 Eskdale Street , Darlington C.B., Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find my Past and Green Howards Museum, Richmond

- Research by JB