Driver, Henry (Harry)

Henry Driver was born in Radcliffe, Lancashire during 1894.

The 1911 Census tells us that the family lived at Nant-y-Moch, Bryntirion, Bagillt, Flintshire.   The head of the family was James Thomas Driver, a Market Gardener.  His wife Sarah Jane Driver aged 43 and their six (6) children – Henry Driver aged 17, who was employed in the family business.  Cora Driver aged 13, Stanley Driver aged 11, Edith Driver aged 7, Norman Driver aged 4 and Irene Driver aged 9 months.

Harry enlisted in Holywell and was killed in action in France on the 22nd April 1918

On 16 July 1918 a payment of £9.12s.11d was made by the War Office to James Driver, this being monies owed to his son Harry.  On 1 December 1919, a further payment which was recorded as a War Gratuity of £9.0s.0d was also made to him.

He is also remembered on the North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales.

There is no Flintshire Roll of Honour Card for Henry Driver at the County Archives Office, Hawarden.

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