Born: 23rd May 1919
Educated: King Edward VI Grammar School Stourbridge
Married: Daisy Louisa Jane Latimer on July 13th 1940
2 children, girls:
Anne, born 1944
Bridget, born 1946
Harry began his working life at Harris and
Pearson as a Traineee
Production and Pattern Maker (moulder) from 1935-39.
He joined the RAF as an observer and served in England and India
finishing as an iInstructor at No. 1 Air Armament School, Manby
He returned to Harris and Pearson to complete his training as
a Production assistant and Pattern Maker from 1946-48.
He joined George King Harrison as Production Manager from 1948-52.
Harry Migrated to Australia in 1952 and began his working life
in Adelaide, South Australia at Adelaide Potteries employed to
introduce refractories. Harry was made Works Manager in 1954 when
a new plant had been built for refractory production. Harry was
instrumental in starting the refractory manufacturing industry
for Adelaide Potteries and sourced many of the
raw materials for this company. Harry stayed at this establishment
until his retirement in 1982 although the company changed hands
many times during that time.
It is interesting to note that Harry's sister, Edna Green, has
recently returned to the original family home which has now been
rebuilt and is called Witchbury Grange, Hagley Road, Pedmore.