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Gamble, Private Henry, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Boxmoor. Killed in action at Guillemont on 15 September 1916 Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Guillemont Road Cemetery. (JD)

Gamble, Private William, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 30 March 1916. Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery.

Garner, Private Arthur, 8th Leicestershire Regiment, of 9 South Hill Road. Enlisted with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 27 May 1918. Age 24. Son of Edward and Louisa Jane. Soissons Memorial.

Garner, Private Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment, of 3 Union Square. Killed in action in France on 24 October 1918. Age 31. Formerly employed as a stoker at Hemel Hempstead Institution. Verchain British Cemetery. (StP)

Garner, Private George, Bedfordshire Regiment, of Puller Road. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 9 October 1917. Age 32. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Gash, Private Alfred Cuthbert, 1st Royal Berkshire Regiment, of 13 Cotterells. Enlisted with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Arras on 25 March 1918. Age 21. Son of Robert and Lizzie. Arras Memorial.

Gash, Private Robert William, Machine Gun Corps, of 15 Alma Road. Enlisted with the Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 26 September 1917. Age 24. Son of Robert and Lizzie. Tyne Cot Memorial.

George, Private Archibald John, 8th East Surrey Regiment, of 3 Catlin Street. Killed in action at the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916. Age 21. Formerly employed by Herts County Council. Thiepval Memorial.

George, Private Henry (“Harry”), 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of 56 Cotterells. Enlisted in August 1914. Went to France in March 1915. He was hit by shrapnel at Ypres on 8 May. He died in Colchester Hospital on 5 June 1915 following an operation to amputate his leg. Age 21. Formerly employed at Frogmore Mill. Hemel Hempstead Cemetery.

Glenister, Rifleman Jesse Thomas (“Tom”), 16th Royal Irish Rifles, of Corner Hall. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Messines on 21 June 1917. Age 19. Son of Amos (blacksmith) and Lois Amelia. Wytschaete Military Cemetery.

Glenister, Corporal William, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 14 November 1917. Age 23.Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Amos (blacksmith) and Lois Amelia, Tyne Cot Memorial. (JD)

Godman, Rifleman Christopher, 3rd King’s Royal Rifles, of 11 Rucklers Green. Killed in action by a rifle greanade at the Somme on 3 October 1915. Age 25. Son of George and Charlotte. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills and was a bell-ringer at St Mary’s Church, Apsley. Thiepval Memorial. (JD) (KL) (StMA)

Godman, Private Edward James, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 15 September 1918. Age 34. Son of George and Charlotte. Born in Chipperfield. Formerly employed as a shepherd boy in 1901. Chipperfield Churchyard. (KL)

Golding, Private Charles, 8th Leicestershire Regiment. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France on 23 October 1918. Terlincthun British Cemetery.

Goodenough, Private Edward George, 2nd Royal Berkshire Regiment, of Bennetts End. Killed in action at the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916. Age 24. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Frank and Emma. Thiepval Memorial. (JD) (LVG)

Goodman, Gunner Sydney Herbert, 40th Royal Field Artillery, of 20 Winifred Road. Died of wounds in France on 26 October 1918. Age 28. Born in Ware. Son of Alfred and Sarah. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills in the Book Dept. Member of the Dickinson Silver Band. Awoingt British Cemetery. (JD) (StMA) (TW)

Goss, Lance Corporal Leonard Charles, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of 10 Union Street. Killed in action in France on 11 April 1917. Born in St Pancras. St Martin Calvaire British Cemetery.

Gower, Private Allan Alfred, 1st Royal Fusiliers, of Boxmoor. Died of wounds in France on 2 July 1918. Age 32. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Alfred. Husband of Hannah. Neuf-Brisach Communal Cemetery Extension. (JD)

Gravestock, Private Oliver George James, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Chapel Street. Killed in action at Arras on 29 April 1917. Arras Memorial. (StP)

Green, Corporal Harry William, 9th The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, of 51-52 Cotterells. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres on 10 August 1917. Age 22. Son of Robert and Mary. Formerly employed as a baker at London Colney. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Greenhill, Gunner Leonard, 37thSiege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, of 75 Horsecroft Road. Died of wounds in Belgium on 1 April 1918. Age 22. Haringhe Military Cemetery.

Groom, Private George, of 9 Cherry Bounce Beds??

Groom, Private John, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 15 July 1916. Pozieres British Cemetery.

Gurney, Private Harold George, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Redbourn. Killed in action on 15 July 1916. Born in Leverstock Green. Thiepval Memorial.

Hall, Private Alfred, 6th Northants Regiment, of 28a Mill Street. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 24 March 1918. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Pozieres Memorial. (JD)

Hall, Private William, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment, of 141 Marlowes. Died of wounds whilst acting as a stretcher bearer with the Red Cross Society. in France on 7 February 1915. Age 21. Formerly employed at Kent’s Brushes. Chocques Military Cemetery. (KB)

Hall, Private William, 1st Royal West Surrey Regiment of 13 Puller Road. Enlisted with the East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action on 29 June 1917. Age 27. Son of William and Martha. Husband of Daisy. Arras Memorial.

Hallett, Private James Edwin, 15th Welsh Regiment, of Leverstock Green. Enlisted with the Hertfordshire Regiment in April 1915 before transferring to the Sussex Regiment in August 1916. He was wounded in November but returned to the Front in February 1917 and transferred to the Welsh Regiment. Killed in action at St Julien on 31 July 1917. Age 19. Born in Hunslett, Yorks. Son of James and Kate. Formerly employed as an apprentice to Mr Chennells, grocer. Artillery Wood Cemetery. (LVG)

Harris, Private George Henry, 18th Lancashire Fusiliers, of 5 Kent’s Avenue. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Belgium on 14 October 1918. Age 19. Born in Bethnal Green. Son of George and Elizabeth. Formerly employed at Kent’s Brushes. Dadizeele New British Cemetery. (KB) (StMA)

Harrison, Private Horace, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Old Fishery Cottages, Boxmoor. Killed in action in France on 21 January 1916. Age 36. Son of Joseph (watercress labourer) and Emma. Meaulte Military Cemetery.

Harrowell, Private Fred, Hertfordshire Yeomanry, of Acorn Cottage, Bennetts End. Died in Palestine on 3 October 1918. Ramleh War Cemetery. (LVG)

Knox-Hart, Rifleman James, London Rifle Brigade, of 15 Manor Street. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 31 October 1917. Age 26. Son of James and Christine. Age 22. Tyne Cot Memorial. (LVG)Age ??

Hawkins, Sergeant Frederick George, 12th Suffolk Regiment, of 24 St John’s Road. Enlisted with the Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 28 September 1918. Age 25. Born in Wigginton. Son of George and Elizabeth. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Hawkins, Corporal Herbert Edward Bichens, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment, of 109 Ebberns Road. Enlisted in 1915 and served two years in Egypt. Killed in action during the second attack on Gaza, Palestine on 3 November 1917. Age 20. Born in London. Son of Edward. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills in the Card Dept. Gaza War Cemetery. (JD) (StMA)

Hearn, Private William, 1st / 7th Durham Light Infantry, of 27 Weymouth Street. Formerly in the Royal Engineers. Killed in action in Belgium on 13 April 1918. Age 30. Son of Joseph. Husband of Annie. Ploegsteert Memorial.

Hebert, Rifleman Paul Frederick, 2nd Rifle Brigade, of Risboro. Enlisted in October 1914.

Killed in action at Ypres on 9 May 1915. Born in Buenos Aeries. Son of Alderman HF. Ploegsteert Memorial.

Hemley, Private Gordon Victor, 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment. Enlisted with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action during the Battle of the Somme on 29 September 1916. Born in Berkhamsted. Thiepval Memorial. Surname recorded as “Hemeley” on Berkhamsted War Memorial. (BK)

Henley, Private James, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment, of 35 Puller Road. Killed by a shell in his trench in France on 17 June 1916. Age 22 Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Thomas and Emma. Gorre British and Indian Cemetery. (JD)

Herring, Private Alfred, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of 11 Two Waters Road. Drowned in France on 17 May 1915. Age 30. Guards Cemetery. (TW)

Hicks, Private Frank, 2nd Scots Guard, of Marlowes. Killed in action whilst acting as a stretcher bearer in France on 12 March 1915. Born in Watford. Le Touret Memorial.

Hiscock, Air Mechanic 2nd Class Harry Ronald, Royal Flying Corps. Died of wounds at Connaught Hospital, Farnborough on 3 March 1917. Age 22. Son of Harry and Florence. Hemel Hempstead Cemetery.

Hitchcock, Sapper Charles John, Royal Engineers, of 65 Ebberns Road. Enlisted with the Scottish Horse Regiment. Drowned at sea after SS “Leinster” was hit by submarine on 10 October 1918. Age 30. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Kirkcudbright Old Churchyard. (JD) (StMA)

Hitchcock, Driver Frederick William, 270th Royal Field Artillery, of 25 Astley Road. Died of malaria in Egypt on 25 November 1918. Age 25. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Charles and Annie. Alexandria War Memorial Cemetery. (JD)

Hoar, Private Richard Frank, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment, of 10 Edmond’s Place, Marlowes. Killed in action on 31 July 1917. Age 23. Son of Richard. Track ‘X’ Cemetery. (TW)

Hoar, Private Sidney George, 605th Mechanical Transport Company, Army Service Corps, of 20 London Road. Killed in action in Salonika on 27 February 1917. Age 21. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Harry and Mary. Lembet Road Miitary Cemetery. (JD) (TW)

Hobbs, Private Charles E, of 23 Queen Street.

Hobbs, Private Charles William, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Boxmoor. Died of wounds in Belgium on 4 May 1916. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. (JD)

Holden, Gunner Harry, 123rd Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France on 5 May 1915. Age 21. Born in Kings Langley. Son of Elizabeth. Hooge Crater Cemetery.

Holliman, Private Arthur Thomas, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment, of 81 St John’s Road. Killed in action on 23 April 1917. Arras Memorial.

Hopkins, Sapper Walter Cornelius, 73rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds on 26 September 1915. Born in Willesden. Loos Memorial.

Hosier, Private Joseph , 7th Bedfordshire Regiment of 126 London Road. Killed in action on 3 May 1917. Age 27. Son of Mary and the late Joseph. Husband of Ethel. Arras Memorial.

Hourd, HL Possibly Private Harry Leonard, 2nd Worcestershire Regiment. Died of wounds on 24 September 1918. Age 19. Son Agnes and the late Robert. Five Points Cemetery. ?

How, Private Lewis Arthur, 12th Suffolk Regiment, of 121 Cotterells. Enlisted with the Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Cambrai on 24 November 1917. Formerly employed at Peek’s Laundry. Cambrai Memorial.

Hucklesby, Private Arthur, 4th York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds on 11 February 1917. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. (JD)

Humphreys, Private Ernest, 2nd Royal Sussex Regiment, of 6 White Lion Street. Killed in action in France on 4 November 1918. Vis-en-Artois Memorial.

Hutton, Private William, Somerset Light Infantry, of 41 Apsley End. Died on 25 November 1918. Age 31. Son of George and Elizabeth. Husband of Amy. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. St Mary’s Churchyard, Apsley. (JD) (StMA)

Iliffe, Sub-Lieutenant Alan Chadwick, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action at Gallipoli on 20 June 1915. Age 30. Son of Capt Charles of Sunderland. Played hockey for Hertfordshire and Lancashire. Skew Bridge Cemetery.

Ivory, Private George, 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment. Enlisted with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 1 November 1916. Thiepval Memorial. (MK)

Janes, Private Arthur, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Dolittle. Killed in action at the Somme on 15 September 1916. Born in Edlesborough. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Thiepval Memorial. (JD) (StMA)

Jennings, Sergeant Thomas, 3rd Rifle Brigade, of 10 White Lion Street. Killed in action at the Somme on 27. March 1918. Aged 32. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth. Husband of Ellen . Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Pozieres Memorial. (JD) (StMA)

Johnson, Private Charles, 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment, of The Firs, Adeyfield. Enlisted with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 17 February 1917. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Regina Trench Cemetery. (JD) (StP)

Johnson, Private Frederick Joseph Thomas, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres on 16 April 1915. Born in Little Tring. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. (JD) (LVG)

Jones, Private Frederick Arthur, 7th The Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), of 104 Apsley End. Died of wounds in France on 24 September 1918. Age 36. Born in Farnborough. Formerly employed at Kent’s Brushes. Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension. (KB) (StMA)

Jones, Sapper Albert Henry, 2nd Field Coy., Royal Engineers. Killed in action in France on 6 October 1916. Born in Camden Town. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Philosophe British Cemetery. (JD)

Kearn, Private William, of 27 Weymouth Street. Durham L.I. ??

Kelly, Private William, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment, of 3 Glen View Gardens. Died of wounds in France on 28 August 1918. Age 20. Born in London. Son of Alice. Formerly employed at Kent’s Brushes. Bagneux British Cemetery. (KB)

Kempster, Private Leonard Frederick, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France on 29 March 1918. Age 20. Born in Berkhamsted. Son of William and Elizabeth. Etaples Military Cemetery. (MBC)

King, Private David, Hertfordshire Regiment, of Ebberns Road. Killed in action on 31 July 1917. Formerly employed at Nash Mills.Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. (JD) (TW)

Kitchener, Rifleman Arthur Joseph, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, of 41 London Road. Died of wounds on 21 October 1918. Age 19. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

Laird, Private Arthur Nicholas, 143rd Machine Gun Corps, of The Stables / The Gables, Boxmoor. Enlisted with the London Regiment before transferring to the Machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds in France on 11 December 1916. Age 19. Son of Arthur and Sarah. St Sever Cemetery Extension.

Lamb, Private George, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of 7 Frogmore Crescent. Killed in action at Ypres on 8 March 1915. Age 38. Born in Wendover. Husband of Sarah. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills in the Book Dept. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. (JD) (StMA)

Lambert, Sergeant Thomas Valentine, Royal West Surrey Regiment, of 8 East View. Discharged from army suffering from diabetes. Died on 18 August 1918. Age 20. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills in the Stamping Dept. Kings Langley Churchyard. (JD)

Lawrence, Private Vernon Alan, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, of 33 Weymouth Street. Enlisted in September 1914. He was wounded twice in 1916 and in March 1918 he was taken prisoner suffering from severe wounds in both legs. He returned to England where he had several operations but died on 3 March 1919. Age 24. Formerly employed at Lockers Park. St Mary’s Churchyard, Apsley. (StMA)

Lea, Private Walter, 3rd Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, of Churchill Cottage. Died of dysentery and malaria in Salonika on 24 October 1918. Age 46. Son of William and Ann. Husband of Ruth. Formerly employed as a gardener for Mr Mitchell-Innes of Churchill. Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece.

Leach, Private Frederick A, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment, of 107 Cotterells. Killed in action on 31 July 1917. Age 19. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. New Irish Farm Cemetery. (JD)

Lee, Able Seaman Charles Edwin, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, of Frogmore Cottage. Killed in action in France on 23 April 1917. Age 21. Son of William and Ellen. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills in the Book Binding Dept. Arras Memorial. (StMA)

Lee, Sergeant Percy, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), of 5 Paradise. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 26 April 1918. Age 20. Son of Enos and Emma. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Lendrum, Chaplain 4th Class Rev. James Herbert Reginald, Army Chaplain’s Dept, 8th King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). He was the Curate of Apsley End from 1913 to 1917. He and three others were killed by a shell on 22 August 1918 whilst conducting a burial service. Age 31. Son of Robert and Clara. Husband of Eleanor. Bienvillers Military Cemetery. (StMA)

Long, Private Walter Charles, Machine Gun Corps. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France on 30 May 1918. Born in Grassmere, Westmorland. Annois Communal Cemetery. (StP)

Lovell, Private Sidney John, 2nd Royal Fusiliers, of 80 High Street. Enlisted with the Royal West Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds at Somme on 26 April 1918. Age 19. Son of James and Emily. Crouy British Cemetery.

Luck, Private Alfred Frank, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 13 November 1916. Thiepval Memorial.

McCarthy, Private Percy, 8th East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 1 July 1916. Brother of Cllr TGH McCarthy. Born in Islington. Thiepval Memorial.

Males, Rifleman John, 1st King’s Royal Rifle Corps, of 15 Puller Road. Died of wounds on 14 September 1914. Age 24. Born in Willesden. Son of Matilda and the late Edward. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.

Manders, T Possibly, Private Thomas Manders, 2nd Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France on 4 September 1916. Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension. ?

Mason, Private Alexander, Royal Marine Light Infantry, of 3 Manor Avenue. Killed on board HMS “Queen Mary” during the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916. Age 43. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Alexander and Emily. Husband of Rebecca. Plymouth Naval Memorial. (JD) (StMA)

Mason, Private Thomas William, Royal Marine Light Infantry, 7 Manor Avenue. Killed on board HMS “Queen Mary” during the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916. Age 42. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Alexander and Emily. Husband of Mary. Plymouth Naval Memorial. (JD) (StMA)

Masterman, Lieutenant Robert Chauncy, 9th Lancashire Fusitiers, of Roughdown, Boxmoor. Enlisted in September 1914. Also served at Gallopli. Killed in action on 1 July 1916. Age 20. Son of Alice and the late Henry. Educated at Harrow School. Thiepval Memorial.

Matthews, Private Montague, 17th Welsh Regiment, of 98 Cotterells. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 25 November 1917. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills in the Printing Dept. Cambrai Memorial. (JD)

Mead, Private Percy, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment of 66 Piccotts End. Killed in action on 14 July 1916. Thiepval Memorial.

Mead, Second Lieutenant Ralph Edward Culverhouse, 7th East Kent Regiment. Died of wounds on 29 September 1917. Age 19. Son of Frank and Grace. Nine Elms British Cometery.

Mead, Private William, 7th Suffolk Regiment, of 12 Paradise. Killed in action on 18th October 1915. Loos Memorial. (MBC)

Miller, Private William John, 1st Lancashire Fusiliers, of 60 Chapel Street. Killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. Helles Memorial. (StP)

Minter, Private Edward, 11th Royal Fusiliers, of 5 Adeyfield Cottages. Killed in action in France on 17 February 1917. Age 23. Son of Edward. Husband of Emily. Thiepval Memorial. (BV) (StP)

Mitchell-Innes, Lieutenant Gilbert Robert, 19th (Queen Alexandra’s Own Royal) Hussars, of Churchill. Killed in action on 13 May 1915. Age 20. Son of Edward Alfred and Barbara. Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery.

Moles, Corporal Henry John, 5th Lincolnshire Regiment, of Police Station House. Enlisted with the West Riding Regiment. Died of wounds in France on 23 March 1918. Age 19. Born in Hitchin. Son of John and Susan. Queant Road Cemetery.

Monk, Ordinary Telegraphist, Walter Leslie, Royal Navy, of Shendish Cottages. Educated at the Royal Naval School, Greenwich. Killed in action on board HMS “Invincible” during the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916. Age 18. Son of Charles and Agnes. Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Moody, Rifleman Thomas John, 16th Queen’s Westminster Rifles. Wounded in action in France after only three days in the trenches and died whilst being stretchered back to the dressing station on 9 July 1916 . Age 27. Son of Charles and Matilda. Assistant Master at George Street Boys’ School. Foncquevillers Military Cemetery. (StMA)

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