Harry was born on 2 March 1891 in March, Cambridgeshire.  He was the fifth of six children born to John Livermore (1851-1923) and Fanny Ann Livermore (nee Kitteridge) (1859-1935).  By 1891 the family were living at Cambridge Villas, Station Road, March.  By 1901 the family had moved again to 5 Thoday Street, Cambridge.  When war broke out Harry enlisted as Private 27480, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.   He was killed in France on 26 March 1918.  He is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial in France.

PTE. H. M. LIVERMORE. – The parents of Pte. Harry Moss Livermore of the Norfolks, have received official notification from the War Office that he was missing soon after the German offensive began. 

Previous to joining up on February of last year he was employed as clerk at Messrs. Robert Sayle and Co.  He is 27 years of age.  Mr. and Mrs. Livermore have a son who has been a prisoner in Germany for two years, and two other sons are doing duty in France.

Cambridge Independent Press, Friday, 3 May 1918

 

Livermore grave
Livermore monument

 

 

Lat Lon : 52.201587 0.13821255 – click here for location

Parish : Holy Trinity

See family grave page for more information

 

 

 

 

Sources:
War Graves Photographic Project

England and Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915

England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Essex, England, Select Church of England Parish Registers, 1518-1960

England and Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919

England census: 1891, 1901 and 1911

Cambridge Independent Press, Friday, 3 May 1918

Cambridge Independent Press, Friday, 1 November 1918

Cambridge Daily News, Tuesday, 5 November 1918

 

By Ian Bent and Emma Easterbrook

 

Harry Moss Livermore