|Street:||13 Newport Street|
|Alternative Address:||County Longford.|
|Census 1901:||Resident at 7 Newport Street, Swindon (appears to have been recorded as the name Harvey)|
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion/ [Wiltshire Regiment]|
|Regiment Number:||1225/ |
|Date of Death:||10-01-1917|
|Cause:||Killed in action, France|
|Memorial:||Loos Memorial, Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais, France|
Henry James Day was born at the Longford barracks on the 5 May 1888. He was named after his Swindon-born father, Henry, who was serving as an Army Sergeant in Longford at the time; by the time of the 1891 Census, the Days were living back in England at Old Swindon.
Day enlisted with the Leinster Regiment in Swindon, and entered the war in France in April 1915.
A/Sgt Day went missing in action while fighting in the engagement at Maroc on the 10 January 1917, and was presumed dead. He was one of three Leinster Regiment deaths from that engagement.
|Parents Names:||Son of Sgt. Henry Day and Norah (née Green) of 13, Newport Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, U.K.|
|Notes:||Henry's elder brother, Charles, was born in Aldershot, whilst his younger sister, Maud, was born in Athlone. All of his youngest siblings - George, Percy and Sidney - were born in Swindon.|