Harriet was to lose two sons in 1944; William Harry in the May and Thomas Arthur in the September.
1939 Register: Bowns Hill, Crich
Harriett POYSER; b. 7 August 1887; Household duties; widowed
Leonard R POYSER; b. 1 November 1913; Rip hand Hosiery Manufacturer; single
Harry W POYSER; b. 21 November 1914; ARP Full Time Warden ; single
Charles R POYSER; b.30 April 1918; Circular Knitting Hosiery; single
Four redacted record incudes Israel POYSER (1922), Joseph R POYSER (1926) and Thomas Arthur POYSER (1924)
[ RG101/5940J/002/17 Letter Code: RCHM]
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour
Name: Thomas Arthur POYSER
Born: 1924 Aged 20
Death: 10 September 1944
Unit: 2/5th Battalion
Regiment: The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)
Grave: Panel 4
Cemetery: Cassino Memorial
Information: Son of Ralph William Poyser, and of Harriet Poyser, of Crich, Derbyshire..
In 1944 William POYSER lost two sons in the space of four months.