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  • Born: 1871
  • Marriage: Aileen Edith Moore on 3 June 1909
  • Died: 3 July 1938, Hove, Sussex aged 67 13

bullet  General Notes:

From The Times, July 7, 1938

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Barrows Household died suddenly at Hove on
July 3 at the age of 67.
Son of R. Henry Household, of Bilney House, Norfolk, he was educated
at Shrewsbury, where he was in School House from 1885 to 1889. After
passing through Sandhurst he joined The Dorsetshire Regiment, and
fought throughout the South African War, being present at the Relief
of Ladysmith and at Spion Kop. After the war he transferred to the
Royal Army Pay Corps, and on the outbreak of the Great War in 1914 he
went out to France with the Expeditionary Force as field cashier to
the staff of the 5th Division under Sir Charles Fergusson. Later he
was sent to Headquarters at Rouen. he was twice mentioned in
dispatches and was gazetted brevet lieutenant-colonel in 1917. After
the Armistice he returned to Dublin, remaining there until the
creation of the Irish Free State in 1922, when he was sent to
Hamilton. Soon afterwards he was appointed to the Record and Pay
Office in Chatham. He was in charge here until he retired in 1924 for
family reasons on being ordered to join the Army of Occupation at
Cologne. Soon afterwards he was re-employed by the War Office and
continued to serve until 1935.
In 1910 he married Aileen Edith Moore, younger surviving daughter of
the late Major-General Arthur Thomas Moore, C.B., V.C., the hero of
the charge of the 3rd Bombay Light Calvalry upon the Persian squares
at the Battle of Khooshab on February 7, 1857, and one of the first
holders of the Victoria Cross. He survived by his widow and two sons.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Resided: 3 July 1938, 20 Pembroke Crescent, Hove, Sussex. 13

2. He had an estate probated on 10 August 1938 in London. 13


Henry married Aileen Edith Moore, daughter of Major General Arthur Thomas Moore and Annie Prentice, on 3 June 1909. (Aileen Edith Moore was born on 24 November 1877.)

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