Henry enlisted as Private 25569 with the Northamptonshire Regiment in 1915 at the age of 32 and later transferred as Private 31828 to the 6th battalion of the York and Lancashire Regiment. He served in France and Flanders and was killed in action on 1 October 1918.
He is remembered with honour on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial in France and is commemorated on the Bushey Memorial on Clay Hill.
In his will he left all his property and effects to his wife, who had moved to 22 Rosebery Road, Bushey.
His pension record shows the dependent as Martha at the above address and awarded a grant of £5 on 04/11/18 and a pension of 13/9 per week with effect from 21/04/19.