Harold Henry Arthur Goldschmidt was a merchant based in London.
He was a volunteer with the Artists Rifles, holding a commission and served in the Great War rising to the rank of Captain. He also commanded a company of the 11th Bttn.
He was initiated into the East Anglian Lodge No 2920, a London lodge for those associated with the region but living or working in London. He would become Worshipful Master of the Old Malvernian Lodge in 1935-36.