Wilstone War Memorial

Badrick, Private Charles, 13th Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Arras on 28 April 1917. Age 33. Son of Arthur and Jane. Husband of Elizabeth. Arras Memorial.

Cartwright, Driver Walter, Army Service Corps, of Startopsend. Died on 24 October 1918. Age 43. Son of William and Sarah. Husband of Lavina. Wilstone Cemetery.

Coker, Private Alfred, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Wilstone. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Killed in action in Belgium on 9 October 1917. Age 35. Hooge Crater Cemetery.(?).

Dover, Private William Henry, 37th Royal Fusiliers. Died ?? on 22 May 1917. Age 38. Husband of Matilda. Wilstone Cemetery.

Foskett, Private Walter James Reeve, 1st Northants Regiment, of White House, Miswell. Killed in action in France on 9 November 1914. Age 28. Son of RE Tomlin. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. (TR)

Goodson, Sapper Ernest James, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers, of Wilstone. Killed on 1 October 1918 in Bangalore following an accident with a gun carriage. Madra 1914-1918 War Memorial. (TR)

Payne, Private Frank John, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Wilstone. Killed in action on 11 July 1916. Thiepval Memorial.

Proctor, Private Arthur, 69th Machine Gun Corps., of Wilstone. Died of wounds on 29 July 1916. Thiepval Memorial.

Rodwell, Private Jesse, Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment, of Wilstone. Killed in action in France on 4 January 1917.


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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