When war broke out he re-enlisted immediately on 20th August 1914. He was at the upper age limit of 41. He was now a postman. His address was 28 Glaisnock St.
He was 5ft 8 had grey eyes and light brown hair. He served at home for 329 days before he was discharged as no longer fit to serve.
He died in Holmhead Hospital, Cumnock on 26 March 1958. He was 85 and a retired postman. His usual address was Kilwining Rd. Irvine. The informant was a nephew A W MacMillan.
Just 2 weeks ago we had a message on our Facebook Cumnock Family History Group from a chap Tom Inglis in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire. He had found Harry's Cumnock Parish Medal