Sgt John Harvey

4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

Sergeant John Harvey, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, born 1885 to William Harvey and wife, Emma.


Re-enlisted and served with the 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. He joined his battalion in 1914 and embarked for France in November 1914. Having served in the Regiment previously he was on the reserve list and was one of the first men called into service. Although he originally left the regiment as a Private, on re-joining he was promoted to Sergeant, the rank he held on the day he died.


Kind permission of Mick Harvey