Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.
Harold was born in Dorking and was baptised on 7 July 1892 at St. Martins Dorking, the family were living at 10 Church Gardens, Dorking.
In 1901 Harold was living with his parents Henry and Elizabeth and his sisters in Dorking. His Father was a bricklayer and mother was a laundress.
In 1911, he was living with his widowed mother and his sisters at 5 Heath Hill, Dorking, and He worked as a Bakers Assistant.
Harold married Emily Grace Knight in November 1914 in Worthing. Harold was Emily’s first husband, they had one daughter also named Emily. The family lived in Worthing. After his death Emily went on to marry again and had a further seven children.
Harold had been serving for three years when in 1917 was transferred to No.31 Casualty Clearing Station for Pyrexia (fever).
Harold is buried in Salonica in Greece and there is another memorial to him and the others who died in the First World War in St. Botolphs Church, Worthing,
Husband of Emily Grace Knight
Son of Henry and Elizabeth Sanford of 10, Church Gardens, Dorking
Regiment 111th Aux Horse Transport. Royal Army Service Corps
Date of Death 3rd January 1918
Place of Death Balkans
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Cemetery Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece