Harold Fernyhough was born in 1896 at Walton, the son of Charles Fernyhough and Agnes Bright Fernyhough (Nee Daymond).
 
His parents were both born at Bristol but were married in 1888 at St.Mary’s C.of E. Church, Walton. His father was a ship’s steward.
 
Harold’s siblings were; Clara Elsie, Arthur Percival, Agnes May, Charles Stanley, Jack Daymond and Cora Frances.
 
1901 Census: 31 Malta Road, Bootle - Parents with Clara E, Arthur P, Harold, Agnes M and Charles
 
1911 Census: 31 Malta Road, Bootle -  Parents with Clara Elsie, Arthur Percival, Harold B, Agnes May, Charles Stanley, Jack Daymond and Cora Frances  
 
Harold was a Message boy in 1911.
 
He enlisted in the army at Seaforth and served first with The King's Liverpool Regiment (service no 10760).
 
Harold was a Lance Sergeant with the Border Regiment when he was killed in action in Belgium on the 2nd December 1917. His body was not recovered from the battlefield and he is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial to the missing.
 
His father, Charles, died at Bootle in 1919 and his mother, Agnes, died at Crosby in 1943