Henry (Harry) St. Clair Chad was born in 1884 in Redhill, Surrey. He married Alice Levina Ireland on 3 September 1911 and they became licensees of ‘The Marquis of Granby’ in Hooley Lane, Redhill, that year. They had a daughter, Joan Lilian, on 19 February 1915. Harry joined the Army Service Corps (Motor Transport) in May 1916 and trained principally at Marlborough. He was sent to the Western Front where he saw 8 months’ service before being transferred to the Italian Front in 1917. He died from pneumonia following influenza in the 24 Casualty Clearing Station, Italy, on 30 October 1918 and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension, 8 miles north-north-east of Vicenza, Italy. His wife continued as sole licensee of ‘The Marquis of Granby’ until she retired to Rustington, West Sussex, in 1961 to be near her daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter. Alice died in 1971.
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