Harold Iremonger, eldest son of the Rev. E R Iremonger, vicar of Goodworth Clatford, Andover, was educated at Blundell's School in Tiverton. He was gazetted to the Royal Marine Artillery as a second lieutenant on 1 January 1900. He obtained his captaincy in 1911.
World War IEdit
Early in 1917 Iremonger joined the RMA Heavy Siege Train operating in the Belgian coastal sector. In June 1917 he was promoted to major and in the following March became a ‘group’ commander and his guns fired in support of the Zeebrugge Raid.
He died at his home at Fareham Hampshire 9 November 1937 aged 55. Colonel Iremonger, a keen motorist and student of archaeology, married Julia Quarry and they had a son, Thomas Iremonger, and two daughters.