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HERTFORD WORLD WAR 1

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SURNAMES - B
1914-1919

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BAILEY J J
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BAKER Herbert Norman
Lieutenant, Hertfordshire Regiment (formerly Artists' Rifles) attached to Nigeria Regiment, West African Field Force (W.A.F.F.). Died 30 August 1917. Aged 26. Son of Lt. Col. H. Baker, V.D. and Mrs. H. Baker, of 27, North Crescent, Hertford. Buried in MOROGORO CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 1.
BAKER John Afred
Lance Corporal G/4994, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18 April 1915. Born Hertford, enlisted Faversham, Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.
BAKER Robert Charles
Private 40630, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 1 November 1916. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Hertford. Son of Arthur Frederick and Caroline Baker, of 23, Port Hill, Hertford, Herts. Formerly 26795, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY, Antwerpen, Belgium. Plot IIa. Grave 58.
BARKER Bertie
Gunner 340438, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 10 December 1917. Aged 32. Husband of E. E. Wilson (formerly Barker), of 86, Stanstead Rd., Hertford. Buried in HERTFORD (ST. ANDREW'S) CEMETERY, Hertfordshire. Plot B. Row 2. Grave 63
BARKER Hubert Joseph
Second Lieutenant, 1st/8th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 28 March 1918. Aged 21. Son of Joseph Thomas and Florence Barker, of 22, Queen's Rd., Hertford. Buried in ANZIN-ST. AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 16.
BARNES John Henry
Gunner 101904, 1st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 15 June 1917. Aged 33. Born Camberwell. Surrey, enlisted London, resident Vauxhall, Surrey. Husband of E. J. Barnes, of 15, Talbot St., Hertford. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 44.
BEAK Basil Charles
Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Died 4 November 1918. Aged 24. Son of John and Rose Emily Beak, of Hertford, Herts. Buried in GIAVERA BRITISH CEMETERY, ARCADE, Italy. Plot 6. Row F. Grave 2.
BEANS Edward Lee
Corporal 7970, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 8 July 1917. Aged 28. Born Gillingham, Kent, enlisted Chatham, Kent, resident New Brompton, Kent. Husband of Ellen Mary Beans, of 1, Riverside, Folly, Hertford. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row O. Grave 15.
BELL Edward William
Rifleman 375277, 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 23 March 1918. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of William and Edith Bell, of 3, Old Hall St., Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 87.
BELL H T
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BINSTEAD C R
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BLACKMORE P
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BLYTHE Clement
Private 204359, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Aged 32. Born Brickendon, Herts., enlisted Bedford, resident Hertford. Son of Alfred and Eliza Blythe, of 59, West St., Hertford; husband of Emily Mary Blythe, of 5, Park Rd., Hertford. Formerly 203739, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
BONNET W
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BRACE E W
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BRAND Alfred Henry
Acting Lance Corporal 2153, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 May 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 47.
BRAND, DCM, MM Richard Morris

[Listed as M R BRAND on memorial] Company Serjeant Major 16176, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Wounded in the leg by shrapnel and then killed in action by an exploding shell 3 May 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.) and the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

London Gazette Citation 25 November 1916:

For conspicuous gallantry in action. He assumed command of and led his company with great courage and initiative, reorganising and consolidating the position gained.

BREWSTER Herbert George
Acting Serjeant 1718, 1st Company, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24 July 1916. Aged 21. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of William Henry and Helen Brewster, of 62, Fore St., Hertford. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 143.
BRITTAIN Reginald
Private 733547, 24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Died of wounds 18 September 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Formerly 3008, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment, 265783, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, 260178, 2/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamhsire and Derbyshire Regiment). Entered France 23 January 1915. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section R. Plot II. Row V. Grave 5.
BROOKS James John
Lance Corporal 266108, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Resident and enlisted Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56.
BROOKS Joseph Walker
Private 42824. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Hertford. Son of James John and Annie Mary Brooks, of 42, Wellington St., Hertford. Buried in SAILLY-SAILLISEL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 6.
BROWN William [George]
Private 19810, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 25. Born Little Amwell, Herts., enlisted Haslemere, Surrey, resident Hertford Heath, Herts. Son of Thomas and Mary Brown, of 12, London Rd., Hertford Heath, Hertford. No known grave. Commem orated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
BULLARD Herbert
Private G/29029, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 30 November 1917. Born Enfield, Middlesex, enlisted Bedford, resident Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 113 to 115.
BULLARD John
Bombardier 890096, 270th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Egypt 13 November 1918. Aged 28. Born St. Andrews, Hertford, enlisted Hertford. Son of Charles and Mary Bullard, of 35, Townshend St., Hertford. His brother Percy Bullard also fell (see below). Buried in BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic. Grave 112.
BULLARD Percy
Private 72669, 122nd Company, Labour Corps. Died 7 August 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Hertford. Son of Charles and Mary Bullard, of Hertford. His brother John Bullard also fell (see above). Formerly G/44298, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) and 36235, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 3.
BULLEY Edward Ernest
Private 36228, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 17 February 1917. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Hertford. Son of Edward and Catharine Bulley; husband of Jane S. Bulley, of 8, City St., Hertford. Formerly 6214, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 23.
BULMER Albert Edward
Private 265122, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30 April 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVIII. Row E. Grave 10.
BUNYAN William
Serjeant 7848, 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1915. Aged 34. Born Bengeo, Hertford, enlisted London. Son of the late William and Mary Elizabeth Bunyan; husband of Ellen Eliza Bunyan, of 8, Audalus Rd., Landor Rd., Stockwell, London. Native of Bengeo, Herts. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost. Special memorial 25.
BURRELL Frank
[Spelt BURREL on SDGW] Private 205574, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of Frank Burrell, of 24, Mount St., Eccleshill, Bradford, Yorks. Born at Scothern, Lincoln. Formerly 266847, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 13.
BUTTERFIELD, MM James
Lance Corporal 266671, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 August 1918. Born Ardeley, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertfored. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, Somme, France. Plot II Row E. Grave 24.
BYATT Ernest Walter
Lance Corporal 36250, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 13 March 1917. Aged 30. Enlisted Hertford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Byatt, of 139, Bengeo St., Hertford. Formerly 6038, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot XVI. Row A. Grave 5.

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