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HERTFORD WORLD WAR 1

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SURNAMES - S
1914-1919

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SARGENT Sidney
Private 37080 [SDGW] or 37980 [CWGC], 1/4th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 2 October 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Hertford, resident Ware, Herts. Son of Frederick and Mary Sargent, of Hertford. Formerly 39700, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XIII. Row A. Grave 24.
SAUNDERS James Henry
Private 235584, 2/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 27 November 1917. Born and enlisted Hertford, resident Buntingford. Formerly 266250, Yorkshire Regiment.
SAVAGE William Francis
Rifleman O/142, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 8 August 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Formerly 10/1874, Training Reserve Battalion.
SAVILLE Thomas Arthur
Private 33040, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 14 April 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Saville, of Bently Cottage, Brickendon, Hertford husband of Lilian Ethel Saville, of Cowley Hill Farm, Green St., Shenley, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
SEYMOUR Harry William
Private 266140, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 8 September 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford.
SHARP William
Private 26104, 9th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 3 September 1916. Aged 32. Husband of Mary Ann Edwards (formerly Sharp), of 83, Cromwell Rd., Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
SIMESTER Frederick Hugh
Private 9511, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 April 1915. Born and resident Hertford, enlisted Bodmin, Cornwall.
SIMPKINS Harold Edward
Driver T33048, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds 27 June 1917. Aged 21. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of James and Sarah Simpkins, of 9, Pegs Lane, Hertford. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 113.
SKELTON C
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SKINNER George Henry
Private 266071, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 22. Enlisted and resident Hertford. Son of George Henry and Matilda Skinner, of 11, George St., Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56.
SKINNER F J
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SMITH E F
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SMITH H M
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SMITH Leonard Benjamin
Private M2/203182, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 11 July 1917. Born hatfield, enlisted and resident Hertford.
SMITH Oliver Lewis
Private 266105, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 36. Enlisted and resident Hertford. Son of John William Smith; husband of Alma Rose Taylor, of 16, Riverside, The Folly, Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56.
SMITH Stephen John
Lance Corporal 265740, 1st/1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 March 1917. Aged 23. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of William Schooling and Sarah Smith, of 32, St. Andrew Street, Hertford. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 14.
SMITH T W
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SPELLER Herbert [James]
Sapper 139146, 179th Company, Royal Engineers. Died 16 November 1916. Aged 27. Son of Charles and Hetty Speller, of New Park Lodge, Newgate St., Hertford. Buried in ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row Q. Grave 19.
SPELLER Walter John
Corporal 10044, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 october 1917. Born Hunsdon, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford.
SPICER Charles
Killed in air raid over Hertford 13 October 1915 when a Zepplin mistook Hertford for London and dropped 48 incendiary and explosive bombs. Aged 30. A labourer.
SPICER Samuel Thomas
Private 29549, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1917. Born Hoddesdon, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford.
SQUIRES W Stephen
[Wiliam Stephen on SDGW or Wilfred Stephen on CWGC] Rifleman 40901, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action between 23 & 24 April 1918. Aged 18. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen S. Squires, of 121, Ware Rd., Hertford. Buried in CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 24.
STAMBRIDGE C A
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STANBRIDGE George
Private 40967, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 october1917. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Formerly 30504, Suffolk Regiment.
STANBRIDGE F C
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STANFORD F
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STANFORD T W
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STARKISS Samuel George
Private 675761, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 3 May 1917. Aged 25. Born 22 January 1892 in Hertford. Son of Samuel Starkiss, of Hertford, England; husband of Margaret E. Baker (formerly Starkiss), of 843, Hiawatha Place, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Farmer by trade. Married. Attested and passed fit Tillembury, Ontario, Canada 15 March 1916, aged 24, height 5 feet 8½ inches, cheset 36 inches, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. national Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9244 - 15
STOREY William Henry
Private 267493, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21 September 1917. Born and resident Hertford, enlisted Kensington, Middlesex. Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Emily Storey, of 25, Currie St., Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 153.
STORY J
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STREET Frederick
Corporal 201115, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action in Palestione. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Formerly 9813, Bedfordshire Regiment.
SWANN William Richard
Private 108036, 205th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 30 October 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Hertford. Formerly 59998, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Son of Albert James and Rosetta Swann, of 22, St. Leonard''s St., Bromley, Bow, London. Born Hertford. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXI. Row AA. Grave 18A.
SYDEE Wilfred Walter
Private 47943, 16th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 25 Mayc 1918. Aged 23. Born London, enlisted Bedford, resident Hertford. Son of Walter and Sarah E. Sydee, of 22, Tamworth Rd., Hertford. Formerly 6219, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row O. Grave 28.

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