Harry Rose was the son of Samuel and Fanny Rose of 3 Mount Street, Spring Hill, Halesowen, and he attended Hasbury C of E School. He enlisted in the artillery and went as a driver to 68 Brigade Royal Field Artillery which served in the Salonika campaign and was then transferred to Palestine. After the fall of Jerusalem the fighting in Palestine was nearly over but British forces remained to provide government in this former Turkish province. Possibly of sickness, Driver Harry Rose died on the 28th November 1918 after the armistice with Turkey. He was 21 years of age and is buried in Gaza War Cemetery (XIX F 4) and commemorated on the Halesowen and Hasbury C of E School Memorials.
Hagley Road, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 4QD
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