Donald Henry James Larn

#66952, b. 1892, d. 24 September 1917

Individual's Timeline

Birth1892Donald Henry James Larn
Death24 September 1917Donald Henry James Larn1

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Donald was a boot clicker.

Census details

Military Career

Records show that Donald Henry James Larn served in the armed forces. He attested 29th Feb 1916. His record is marked that he was wounded 4th April 1917, but he was back with his unit 2 days later. HIs father signed for his service medals July 1921. After his death in September 1917, it is noted that his 2 brothers were in the army, Leonard in France and Wilfred in Egypt. His sister Daisy is at home with her parents. He was not married.3


  1. Find my past web sites, online or, First name(s)      DONALD H J
    Last name      LARN
    Death year      1917
    Service number      G/8108
    Rank      Private
    Regiment or unit      Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
    Record source      GRO War Death Army Other Ranks (1914 to 1921)
    Volume      I.67
    Page      140
    Record set      British nationals armed forces deaths 1796-2005
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      United Kingdom.
  2. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Web Site (unknown url) "LARN, D H J

    Service No:
    Date of Death:
    The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

    6th Bn.
    Grave Reference:
    I. M. 22.
  3. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Web Site (unknown url) "First name(s)      Donald Henry James
    Last name      Larm
    Service number      G/8108
    Regiment      Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
    Unit / Battalion      3rd Battalion
    Event year      1916
    Age      24
    Birth year      1892
    Birth town      -
    Birth county      Norfolk
    Birth country      England
    Residence town      Great Yarmouth
    Residence county      Norfolk
    Series      WO 363
    Record set      British Army Service Records 1914-1920
    Category      Armed forces & conflict
    Subcategory      First World War
    Collections from      United Kingdom."