Henry was born in View Street and then Newton Street. He went to Box Hill Grammar School. Before his marriage he lived in Mont Albert Road. Adrian Knowles had started a radio shop at 145 Union Road in the 1940s and Henry joined him later continuing the business in his own name. Henry always had an interest in music and became involved in getting the radio station 3MBS established in Kew. For some years Henry and a co-producer presented a prime time Saturday evening programme and also an early morning one.
A black and white photograph of a man with dark hair, wearing dark rimmed glasses and a suit coat, is standing beside a white board someone has decorated for Henry Jamieson's 60th birthday.