Harold Lawson Renwick was born 21 July 1897 at Copley to Lawson Renwick and Margaret Shaw. He was baptised 23 August 1897 at Etherley. In 1901, the family lived at Crow Howle, Southside. He attended Lynesack National School then Cockfield County. By 1911, his father had died and the family lived at Front Street Cockfield. He married Freda Wilkinson in 1922.
He died 3 May 1962 aged 65 at Redcar. His service records have not been traced.