Tring

Tring War Memorial

Anderson, Private John Henry, 44th Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment), of Church Lane. He was severely wounded by shellfire on 2 April then died of wounds on 3 April 1917. Born in Tring. Age 24. Son of Mary Jane native of Tring. Bruay Commual Cemetery Extension. ??

Ayres, Driver James Edward, Army Service Corps, of Akeman Street. Enlisted at Bedford. Died of pneumonia on 23 October 1918. Born in Wendover, Bucks. Greenwich Cemetery.

Asquith, Second Lieutenant Gordon William, 3rd King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action on 2 December 1917. Age 19. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Badrick, Rifleman Percy, 2nd Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds on 30 May 1918. Age 19. Son of George and Louisa of Tring. Mont Huon Military Cemetery. ??

Baker, Private Will, HQ (Portsmouth) Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died of wounds on 21 October 1915. Age 20. Son of Herbert H. of 46 Wingrave Road, New Mill. Tring Cemetery.

Bandy, Lance Corporal Albert, 13th King’s Royal Rifles, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 23 August 1918. Born in Wing, Bucks. Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension.

*Barber, Private Ernest, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 18 September 1920. Age 24. Son of William and Sarah of 22 Miswell Lane. Tring Cemetery. ??

Barber, Private Edward, 1st Grenadier Guards. Enlisted in London. Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on 12 March 1915. Age 22. Born in Tring. Son of William and Sarah Ann of 22 Miswell Lane. Le Touret Memorial.

Bates, Private Frank Manfield, 6th Somerset Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Hertford, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of shrapnel wounds on 20 September 1916. Age 21. Born in Aston Clinton, Bucks. Son of Manfield and Mary Louisa of 11 Henry Street. Heilly Station Cemetery.

Battson, Driver Ralph Bertram, 31st Royal Field Artillery. Enlised in London. He was wounded by shell fire some miles behind the line, he died of wounds on 15 May 1917. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Eleanor Prior (formerly Battson) and the late Benjamin of 16 Langdon Street. Formerly a member of the Church Lads Brigade. Employed by Mr. A.P. Boyson, Grove Lodge. Duisans British Cemetery.

*Bedford, Private Daniel Ronald, 29th Middlesex Regiment, of Ashford. Died of wounds on 27 July 1917. Born in Tring. Shorncliffe Military Cemetery. (Awaiting new CWGC page)

Birch, Private William Charles,1st Border Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action in the Dardanelles on 28 April 1915. Age 20. Born in Tring. Son of Herbert of 2 Goldfield Cottages, Miswell Lane. Helles Memorial.

*Brackley, Gunner Henry, 76th Royal Garrison Artillery. Enlisted at Tring. Died of wounds on 24 March 1918. Born in Wendover, Bucks. St Hilaire Cemetery.

Brackley, Private Horace, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in France on 2 December 1918. Age 26. Son of George and Emma of ‘Chivery’ St Leonards, Tring. Husband of Alice of Cholesbury. Premont British Cemetery.??

Brackley, Private Thomas, 1st Grenadier Guards. Killed in action on 17 October 1915. Loos Memorial. ??

Brandon, Private W., 27th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 4 April 1916. Age 21.Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Brooks, Private George, 10th Lancashire Fusiliers. Enlisted at Tring, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 12 October 1918. Age 35. Born in Tring. Son of James and Jane. Husband of Emily Louisa of 17 Council Cottages, Miswell Lane. Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery.

*Brooks, Private George, Royal Army Service Corps, of St Albans. Born in Tring. Died of wounds in Egypt on 10 July 1916. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery. Not on St Albans WM

Brown, Second Lieutenant Andrew Cranstoun, 8th South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 2 July 1916. Age 21. Son of Katherine of Springfield, Downton, Salisbury, and the late James Brown of Harvieston, Tring. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery. ??

Burch, Private Frank,1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Aldbury. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed in action in France on 27 September 1918. Age 24. Son of John and Emily of 25 The Front, Potten End. Villers Hill British Cemetery.

*Bushell, Private Charles Sansom, 2nd Wiltshire Regiment. Born in Tring (correct). Killed in action on 19 August 1918. Age 18. Son of William Joseph and Margaret Mary of Gamnel, New Mill. Le Vertannoy British Cemetery.

Cartwright, Private Thomas, 78th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 19 November 1916. Age 25. Son of Susan of 354 Union Avenue, Elmwood, Manitoba, Canada and the late John. As a boy he was a member of the Parish Church Choir and the Church Lads Brigade. Vimy Memorial.

Cato, Gunner Reginald Robert, 31st Royal Garrison Artillery, of Tring. Enlitsted at Watford. Killed in action on 10 March 1918. Age 35. Born in Berkhamsted. Husband of Florence May Harris (formerly Cato) of 22 Akeman Street. Ypres Reservoir Cemetery.

Clarke, Private Frederick Edward, Eastern Counties Labour Corps. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the East Surrey Regiment. Wounded in October 1917 in the Battles for Paschendale Ridge, evacuated back to England. He died of Pnumonia on 7 November 1918 at Horton Hospital, Epsom, Surrey. Born at Stratford, Essex. Formerly a member of Tring Town Band. Tring Cemetery.

Clements, Gunner James, 264th Royal Field Artillery. Died of fever on 23 November 1918.Beirut War Cemetery.??

*Coker, Private Samuel, 1st Welsh Regiment, of Tring. Born in Pitstone. Died on 5 March 1915. Dranouter Churchyard.

Collier, Able Seaman Stanley, Royal Navy. He joined the Navy in 1905. Drowned when HMS ‘Hampshire’ was mined and sank off the Orkneys on 5 June 1916. Age 28. Born in Tring. Son of George and Annie. Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery.

Collins, Private Jesse, 11th Royal West Kent Regiment, transferred to 99th Training Reserve. Enlisted at Watford. Died on 25 December 1916. Age 50. Born in Pitstone. Son on Charles and Polly. Husband of Elizabeth Smith (formerly Collins) of 49 Lysons Road, Aldershot. Aldershot Military Cemetery.

Crawley, Private Charles Jesse, 2nd Middlesex Regiment. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 2 June 1915. Age 26. Born in Aldbury. Son of Sabrina and the late Joseph. Ploegsteert Memorial.

*Crawley, Rifleman Harold Robin, 9th Rifle Brigade, of Watford. Born in Tring. Killed in action on 15 September 1916. Age 26. Son of Sabrina and the late Joseph. Thiepval Memorial.

Crawley, Private Ultimius George, 6th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Broomhill, Yorks. Enlisted at Oxford. Killed in action on 20 September 1917. Age 24. Born in Wigginton. Son of Samuel and Mrs Crawley of Cholesbury. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Crockett, Private George, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action on 30 July 1916. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of Jesse of 22 Pleasant Row, Akeman Street. Terlincthun British Cemetery.

Cross, Private Arthur Albert, Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars, Household Cavalry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action in Palestine on 28 November 1917. Age 22. Born in Tring. Jerusalem War Cemetery. See Hemel Hempstead War Memorial.

Cross, Private Herbert William,1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Enlisted at Hatfield. Killed in action on 7 September 1915. Born in Tring. Son of Mrs.A.Crawley of 28 King Street. Albert Communal Cemetery Extension.

Cutler, Private Ernest, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 22 August 1918. Born in Tring. Meaulte Military Cemetery.

Davey, Private Henry Arthur, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, Brook Street. Enlisted in Berkhamsted in August 1914. Died of wounds in London on 16 March 1917. Formerly employed on Tring Park estate. One of parish church bell-ringers. Tring Cemetery. ??

Davey, Private William, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of High Street, Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action at the Somme on 11 July 1916. Born in Tring. Quarry Cemetery, Montauban. (BK)

Dawe, Captain Sidney Charles,5th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed on 13 February 1918. Age 20. Son of Arthur Henry and Elizabeth Annie of ‘Thornhill’ 12 Boxwell Road, Berkhamsted. Fins New British Cemetery.

Dell, Rifleman William Clement, 12th King’s Royal Rifle Corps, of Duckmore Lane. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Cambridge Regiment. Killed in action on 23 September 1917. Tyne Cot Memorial.

*Dockerty, Private Frank, 25th Northumberland Fusiliers, of Tring. Killed in action on 1 July 1916. Thiepval Memorial.

Dunton, Private Stanley, 3rd Middlesex Regiment. Enlisted at Harrow. Killed in action on 30 September 1915. Born in Tring. Loos Memorial.

Eggleton, Staff Sergeant Stanley R., 7th Field Ambulance Australian Army Medical Corps., of Crouch’s Farm. Died of wounds on 8 October 1917. Poperinge New Military Cemetery.

Fenemore, Sergeant John,64th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 15 July 1916. Age 22. Born at New Mill. Son of Thomas and Mary. [ – possibly John (son of Joseph & Sarah) age 38.]??? Caterpillar Valley Cemetery.

Fenner, Private Laurence Henry, 5th Canadian Infantry. Badly gassed in France in November 1917 and died on 12 October 1918. Age 29. Son of Henry and Alice of Pendley. Bramshott (St Mary) Churchyard, Hampshire.

Foskett, Second Lieutenant Herbert Edward, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Enlisted in September 1914. Killed in action on 28 April 1917. Age 24. Son of Mary and the late Herbert of Western Road. Arras Memorial.

Foster, Private Stanley Francis,6th Bedfordshire Regiment,of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action by a shell on 6 August 1917. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Alice Maud of 45 King Street. Derry House Cemetery. (BK?)

Fountain, Private Sidney Thomas, 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Enlisted at Bedford, formerly with the Northants Regiment. Killed in action on 28 August 1918. Age 29. Born in Eaton Bray, Beds. Son of Mrs. Frederick Fountain of 14 Charles Street. Husband of S.E. Fountain of 44 Charles Street. Peronne Road Cemetery.

French, Private Frederick Arthur, 6th East Yorkshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Berkhamsted. Killed in action on 17 July 1917. Born in Tring. No Man’s Cot Cemetery.

Gates, Rifleman Frank John, 8th Post Office Rifles, London Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Died of wounds at Delville Wood on 26 July 1918. Delville Wood Cemetery. (?)

Gates, Lance Corporal Herbert James, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action in France on 2 November 1918. Maresches Communal Cemetery.

Gates, Private Walter Thomas, 7th East Kent Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Died of wounds in France on 12 July 1916. Age 27. Born in Aston Clinton. Son of Frederick and Emma of 27 High Street. St Sever Cemetery.

Gregory, Private Frederick John, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment, of New Mill. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action on 13 November 1916. Thiepval Memmorial.

Gristwood, Lance Corporal Leonard William, 55th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted in Watford, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 3 May 1917. Age 21. Born in Chorleywood. Son of Charles and the late Mary. Arras Memorial.

Gunn, Private George,11th Royal Sussex Regiment. Enlisted at Warford. Killed in action on 28 February 1918. Age 19. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Mr.B and Mrs.SA Gunn of New Road, New Mill. Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery.

Halsey, Private Archibald, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 21 September 1916. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of James and Ellen of 38 Albert Street. Knightsbridge Cemetery.

Hance, Private George James,2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Shot through the head by a machine gun on 26 August 1916. Age 18. Son of Robert and Alice of 21 Park Road. Laventie Military Cemetery.

Hardy, Corporal Leslie George, 1st Coldstream Guards, of Tring. Enlisted at Stafford. Killed in action on 8 October 1915. Age 20. Born in Tamworth, Warks. Son of Samuel of Woodbrook Cottage, Forest Road, Loughborough and the late Susan Lavinia. Quarry Cemetery.

Hartert, Lieutenant (Temp) Joachim Charles,8th East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action on 28 October 1916. Age 22. Born in Tring, educated at Berkhamsted School and Oxford. Son of Dr. Ernst JO and Claudia ER of ‘Bellevue’, Park Road. Courcelles-Au-Bois Communal Cemetery Extension.

Harrowell, Private Charles, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed in action on 19 April 1915. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of Eli and Elizabeth of 17 Langdon Street. Formerly employed as a clerk with the London and North Western Railway. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Harrowell, Rifleman James, 9th King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 22 October 1917. Age 32. Born in Tring. Son of Eli and Elizabeth of 17 Langdon Street. Husband Caroline of 40 Wingrave Road. New Mill. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Haystaff, Private S, 87th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 5 November 1918.Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

Hayward, Private Walter, 6th Australian Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action on 4 May 1917. Age 22. Born at St Leonards, Bucks. Son of Sarah of 3 Henry Street, and the late Charles. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.

Hazzard, Private Herbert, 1st Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action on 1 April 1916. Age 21. Son of Selina of 1 Miswell Lane. Hebuterne Military Cemetery.

Hedges, Private John Russell, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Lebanon on 16 November 1918. Age 26. Son of Elizabeth of 7 Parsonage Place. Beirut War Cemetery.??

Hedges, Lance Corporal Sidney Walter, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Died of wounds on 16 April 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Susanna Elizabeth of 55 Western Road, and the late Thomas. Rosieres Communal Cemetery Extension.

Horn, Private Joseph, 2nd Middlesex Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford on 30 May, having only served six weeks in France was killed in action by a shell on 17 November 1916. Age 31. Born in Tring. Son of Elizabeth of 81 Brook Street.Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont.

Howlett, Private Charles Frederick, 8th Lincolnshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury, formerly with the RASC. Killed in action on 4 October 1917. Age 22. Born in Aylesbury. Son of Frederick Charles and Emma of Western Road. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Janes, Corporal Henry, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action on 17 February 1917. Age 23. Son of Job and Ruth of 33 Wingrave Road, New Mill. Queens Cemetery. ??

Kempster, Rifleman Frederick, 7th Royal Irish Rifles. Enlisted at Tring, formerly with the Essex Regiment. Killed in action on 2 October 1917. Age 29. Born in Tring. Husband of Rose of 76 Akeman Street. Cojeul British Cemetery.

King, Private Ernest, 4th North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 13 February 1919. Age 19. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Susannah of 9 Myrtle Cottages, Bulbourne, Tring. Tring Cemetery. (JD)??

Lovegrove, Private Bert, 9th East Surrey Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 25 February 1916. Born in Tring. Menin Road South Military Cemetery.

Lovell, Private Arthur, 54th Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action in the Lebanon on 16 November 1918. Age 26. Son of Alfred and Mary of 7 Bunstrux Hill. Beirut War Cemetery, Lebanon.??

Lovell, Private Frederick, 13th Essex Regiment, of Manor Park, Essex. Enlisted at East Ham, Essex. Killed in action 2 August 1916. Age 28. Born in Tring. Son of Mr. and Mrs A. Lovell of Akeman Street, and husband of Mrs. E.E. Stocker (formerly Lovell) of 1 Pinewood Cottages, Pinewood Road, Ash, Surrey. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery.

Marcham, Private Frank Edgar, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed by a shell whilst resting in billet in France on 29 March 1915, together with William Green and Frank Laughton (Berkhamsted). Age 22. Born in Tring. Formerly employed by Messrs Wright and Wright, coachbuilders. Son of Frederick W. of ‘Oakleigh’ Western Road. Guards Cemetrery, Windy Corner.

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Miller, Corporal Stanley, 1st Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Died of wounds in Palestine on 2 June 1917. Age 29. Born in Tring. Son of Hannah of 41 Charles Street. and the late Charles. Kantara War Memorial Cemetery. )

Mills, Private George, 112th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury, formerly with the RASC. Died of wounds on 28 April 1917. Age 22. Born in Long Marston. Son of Mrs.L. Mills of 2 Tring Ford, Tring. Point-Du-Jour Military Cemetery. )

Norwood, Driver William Edward, 163rd Machine Gun Corps, Died of wounds on 4 December 1918. Age 23. Son of Joseph and Sarah of 21 Akeman Street. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial.??

Oakley, Private George, 12th Northumberland Fusiliers. Enlisted at Holton Park, Somerset, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 25 October 1917. Age 20. Born at Worlstone, Herts. Son of Sarah, of 64 Akeman Street. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Philbey, Lance Corporal Henry Richard, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of 11 Bunstux Hill. Killed in action in Belgium on 26 July 1917. Age 30. Born in Bovingdon. Son of Edward. Husband of Lillian. Dickenbusch New Military Cemetery Extension. (BV)

Pope, Acting Captain Harold Edward MC and Bar, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action on 24 August 1918. Age 36. Son of the Rev.AF Pope of Tring, and Catherine IE Pope (nee Rose) of Kilravock, Scotland. Educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford. Heath Cemetery. )

Poulton, Private Harry, 2nd Highland Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 20 September 1914. Born in Tring. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.

Poulton, Private Joseph, 1stBedfordshire Regiment, of Berkhamsted. Enlisted at Tring. Died of wounds on 31 October 1914. Born in Tring. Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

Poulton, Private Joseph, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment, of Albert Street. Enlisted at Watford. Died after being gassed on 14 November 1917. Born in Yiewsley, Middlesex. Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension.

Pratt, Sergeant Stanley James, 48th Sqdn., Royal Air Force. Killed in action on 5 July 1918. Age 18. Son of Jabez and Rosa Louisa,’Woodleigh’ of Western Road. Arras Flying Services Memorial.

Pratt, Private Sidney Richard, 53rd Australian Infantry Australian Imperial Force, Killed in action at Fromelles on 19 July 1916.Age 30. Born in Marsworth. Son of Thomas and Annie of ‘Rose Cottage’, Longfield Road. VC Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial.

Prentice, Private Harry, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action on 19 July 1916. Age 18. Son of Frederick and Eliza of 49 King Street. Laventie Military Cemetery.

Rance, Corporal Arthur Henry, 62nd Machine Gun Corps. Enlisted at Lewisham, formerly with the London Regiment. Killed in action on 9 June 1918. Age 33. Formerly employed as a draper’s assistant. Born in Tring. Son of Henry and Mary of Tring, Husband of Alice of ‘Glenside’ Bulbourne. Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

Rance, Bugler Harry, 58th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt.), of Charles Street. Died of “spotted fever” at Cambridge Military Hospital on 6 January 1916. Age 22. Tring Cemetery.

Rance, Lance Corporal Walter, 2nd Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment, Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action in Italy on 29 October 1918. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Elsie A of 35 Albert Street. Tezze British Cemetery.

Randall, Private Sidney James, 44th New Brunswick Canadian E F. Died of wounds 12 November 1918. StSever Cemetery Extension.

Rew, Second Lieutenant Douglas Jolland, 5th Essex Regiment. Killed in action in France on 28 June 1917. Age 33. Son of Maj.and Mrs HG Rew of 61 Norbury Court Road, Streatham, London. Assistant scoutmaster. Philosophe British Cemetery.

Roberts, Private Thomas Walter, 7th East Surrey Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 23 July 1916. Age 18. Born in Tring. Son of Walter and Mary Ann of The Gas Works, Tring. Thiepval Memorial.

Robinson, Private Frank, 17th Tank Corps. Enlisted in Tring, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 11 June 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Thomas and Alice of Cherry Tree Cottages, Cholesbury. St Martin-Aux-Bois Churchyard. )

Rolfe, Air Mechanic 2nd Class Horace Hedley Reginald, 1st Wing HQ Royal Flying Corps, of Western Road. Died of wounds on 26 September 1916 after being hit by anti-aircraft fire over enemy lines during air reconnaisance the previous day. Age 25. Son of Frederick and Agnes (coal merchant)of Western Road, Husband of Doris C.(nee Plater) of Green End Street, Aston Clinton. Member of the United Free Church. Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension.

*Rowland, Private William John, 2nd Wiltshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed in action on 1 August 1917. Born in Pitstone. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Seabrook, Sergeant William Charles, 1st Aeroplane Supply Depot Repair Park, Royal Air Force, of Western Road. Died of wounds in France on 25 September 1918. Age 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C Seabrook of Tring. Terlincthun British Cemetery.

Spinks, Lance Corporal Charles Edward, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Tring. Killed in action on 11 January 1918. Age 22. Brother of Mrs A Charlton of Byker, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Artillery Wood Cemetery.

Spinks, Acting Sergeant William George, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment of Tring. Killed in action at the Somme on 26 September 1916. Age 25. Son of Harry George and Sarah Charlotte of Tring. Auchonvillers Military Cemetery.

Stratford, Private Arthur, 5th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Wealdstone. Enlisted at Houndslow, Middlesex. Killed in action on 17 October 1915. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Mrs.G Stratford of 86 Cecil Road, Wealdstone, Middlesex. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Stevens, Private Charles Sidney, 15th Suffolk Regiment. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action in Belgium on 2 November 1918. Born in Aylesbury. Lanain Communal Cemetery.

Turvey, Private Frederick, 9th Royal Dublin Fusiliers of Tabernacle Yard. Enlised at Tring, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 8 August 1917. Born in Chesham, Bucks .Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Tyler, Private Albert John, 10th Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Surrey Regiment. Killed in action in France on 25 March 1918. Age 20. Born in Tring. Son of Clara Jane of 51 Wingrave Road, New Mill and the late Thomas. Arras Memorial.

Vaisey, Captain Roland Maddison, 36th Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France on 7 September 1918. Age 31. Son of Arthur William and Esther. Husband of Violet of ‘The Bungalow’, Tring. Vaulx Hill Cemetery.

Wells, Stoker 1st Class, HMS ‘Aboukir’ Royal Navy. Killed in action with a submarine in the North Sea on 22 September 1914. Chatham Naval Memorial.

Wells, Private Arthur Frank, 74th Royal Army Ornance Corps. Died of wounds on 19 February 1919. Age 40. Husband of Lillie of 31 Albert Street. Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension.

West, Private Joseph, 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Died of wounds on 12 June 1918. Age 31. Son of Martha of 19 Albert Street.

Wilkins, Rifleman Arthur, 10th Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on 3 September 1916. Age 20. Son of Mrs.M Wilkins of 4 Western Road. Thiepval Memorial.

Wilkins, Private Frank George, 1st Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action on 4 March 1917. Son of George and Sarah of 12 King Street. Fins New British Cemetery.

Wilkins, Bugler Oliver, 1st Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed in action on 16 August 1917. New Irish Farm Cemetery.

Woods, Private Sidney, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 3 November 1916. StSever Cemetery Extension.

Wright, Private Ernest Grorge,1st Essex Regiment, of 7 New Cottages, Brook Street. Husband of Ada Cato (formerly Wright). Kantara War Memorial.

*Young, Captain George Walter, 8th East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 27 May 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of George Thomas and Eleanor of 8 High Street. Soissons Memorial.

Young, Second Lieutenant Marcus Ernest, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France on 24 March 1918. Age 19. Son of Gorge Thomas and Eleannor of 8 High Street. Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension.

Notes

Some soldiers appear on more than one local war memorial. We have therefore used the following code letters to indicate where this is the case:

AL = Aldbury War Memorial
BK = Berkhamsted War Memorial
BV = Bovingdon War Memorial
FL = Flamstead War Memorial
FLAU = Flaunden War Memorial
HH = Hemel Hempstead War Memorial
JD = John Dickinson’s War Memorial
KB = Kent’s Brushes
KL = Kings Langley War Memorial
LG = Little Gaddesden War Memorial
LVG = Leverstock Green War Memorial
LY = Langleybury War Memorial
MK = Markyate War Memorial
MBC = Marlowes Baptist Church
NE = Nettleden War Memorial
NO = Northchurch War Memorial
PE = Potten End War Memorial
StA = St Albans City War Memorial
StMA = St Mary’s Church, Apsley
StMJ = St Mary & St Joseph’s RC Church, Boxmoor
StM = St Michael’s Church, Sunnyside
StP = St Paul’s Church, Hemel Hempstead
TR = Tring War Memorial
TW = Two Waters Methodist Church
WG = Wigginton War Memorial
WIL = Wilstone War Memorial

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