Harry Curnow

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Harry Curnow

Harry Curnow
Died 16 May 2014 (aged 84)
Watford General Hospital
Education Boston Grammar School (1940-44)
Occupation Quantity Surveyor
Employer Intelligence Corps (national service); Higgs and Hill; The Cementation Company
Spouse ?; Maryel
Children Five sons and one daughter
Harry Curnow was educated at Boston Grammar School (1940-44).


Harry Leonard Curnow died on 16 May 2014 in Watford General Hospital at the age of 84.

Harry, a Londoner from Bermondsey, was evacuated to Boston during the blitz and was educated at Boston Grammar School. He settled well in Boston, making many friends, and was an active member of the 1st Boston Sea Scout Troop. In 1944 he returned to London to complete his education at St Olave's School, Bermondsey.

Following National Service in the Intelligence Corps in Austria, he joined Higgs and Hill, Civil Engineering Contractors, eventually becoming Senior Quantity Surveyor to The Cementation Company in Rickmansworth.

Harry was a member of the King's Langley Light Operatic Group[1] and had a fine baritone voice, taking a leading role in many productions.

He is survived by his second wife, Maryel, his five sons and one daughter.