Lance Corporal Harry Hyman Baum was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born on 17 February 1894,[1] in Stepney, the son of Polish-born parents Nathan, a tailor, and Leah Baum. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Baum was working as a tailor's presser while living with his family at 7 Dempsey Street.

Baum died on 3 July 1916, of wounds received on the Western Front, while serving with the 1st Battalion, The Border Regiment. He had formerly belonged to the East Surrey Regiment, which he had joined in December 1911.[2][3]

He is buried in Louvencourt Military Cemetery.


  1. School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives.
  2. UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919.
  3. British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920'.


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