Harry Withers

Author: Brian Sylvester
Date published: 30/09/2021


ELIZABETH ANNIE (née Hazell) became the wife of JOHN FRENCH when they married in 1908: he was killed in action in WW1 in France on 25th September, 1915.

She remarried JONATHAN GREEN in 1916.

Elizabeth and John’s last child WINIFRED was born in 1914.  She went on to marry HARRY WITHERS in 1935.  Harry was killed in action in WW2 on 22nd May, 1940.

Harry is buried in Belgium but is commemorated on the gravestone of Elizabeth Annie and Jonathan Green, his mother-in-law and step father-in-law.

An extended family history may be found under John French on the West Berkshire War Memorials website.

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