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HERTFORD WORLD WAR 1

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SURNAMES - W
1914-1919

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WACKETT A
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WAGSTAFF Arthur W
Private 4/6993, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 September 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford.
WAKERELL Albert Henry
Private 203051, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12 February 1918. Aged 24. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. W. Wakerell, of 2, Riverside, Hertford. Buried in NOYON NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Oise, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 8.
WALKER C
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WALKER Walter George
Private 2598, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in the United Kingdom 29 November 1914. Aged 22. Resident and enlisted Hertford, born Brickenden, Herts. Son of George and Elizabeth Walker, of 83, West St., Hertford. Buried on the East boundary of HERTFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Hertfordshire.
WALLACE H A C
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WALLER Albert
Private 10982, "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died in Salonika 14 September 1918. Aged 29. Born Hertford, enlisted Northampton. Son of Arthur and Harriett Waller, of 15, Railway Place, Hertford; husband of Mrs. E. Waller, of 51, Cyril St., Northampton. Formerly 12572, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Section A. Grave 122.
WALLER 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 43. A labourer.
WALLER George
Private 35905, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 October 1918. Aged 28. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford. Son of Edward and Charlotte Waller, of 12, Peg's Lane, Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4 and 5.
WARBY Herbert
Private T.F.9511, 1/8th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 15 September 1916. Born Letty Green, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford.
WARD Thomas William
Private 15563, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 28 July 1918. Aged 34. Son of Joseph and Jane Ward, of Waterford, Hertford. Buried in POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY, Poland. Plot I. Row C. Grave 12.
WAREHAM John
Private 43291. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 February 1917. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Hertford. Son of William Turner Wareham and Caroline Wareham, of 7, Horn's Mill Rd., Hertford, Herts. Formerly 27020, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.
WARNER J
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WARREN Alphonse
Rifleman 8367, 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 10 May 1915. Aged 30. Born and resident Hertford, enlisted Aldershot, Hampshire. Son of Mrs. Charlotte Warren, of 4, Spencer St., Hertford. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXXI. Row A. Grave 24.
WARWICK A
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WATERS William
Private 2nd Class 262908, No. 1 School of Aeronautics, Royal Air Force. Died 16 September 1918. Aged 39. Husband of Florence Helene Waters, of 17, Ash St., Ware Rd., Hertford. Served in the South African War and in Egypt. Buried in the north-west corner in HERTFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Hertfordshire.
WELLS F W
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WELLS Frederick [Arthur]
Private 7079, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. killed in action 11 March 1915. Born Bloomsbury, Middlesex, enlisted and resident Hertford.
WESTON William Charles
Serjeant 44700, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 8 August 1918. Aged 38. Born Bengeo, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford. Son of Charles and Ellen Weston, of Bengeo, Hertford; husband of Elizabeth Pearce Weston, of "Mahame", Woodfield Park Drive, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Formerly 19725, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in VILLE-SUR-ANCRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 4.
WESTWOOD Walter Edwin
Private 36500, 5th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Hertford. Son of Edwin and Rebecca Westwood, of 45, Talbot St., Hertford. Formerly 5653, Hertfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 56 and 57.
WHITE L J
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WHITING L J
Gunner 154118, 261st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 27 August 1918. Aged 38. Son of Joseph Whiting; husband of Catherine H. Whiting, of 8, The Village, Hertingfordbury, Hertford. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXV. Row A, Grave 26.
WHYMAN F
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WHYMAN William C
Private 36509. 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 11 August 1917. Born and enlisted Hertford. Formerly 5886, Hertfordshire Regiment.
WICKHAM Louis John
Gunner 155341, Royal ? Artillery. Killed in action 8 June 1918. Enlsited and resident Hertford.
WILKINS Albert [John]
Private 19947, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 21 April 1917. Enlisted Shoreditch, resident Hertford. Formerly S/8492, Rifle Brigade.
WILKINSON Alfred
Private G/15199, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 4 November 1918. Born Hertford, enlisted Bedford.
WILLEY Bertie
Private G/29709, 10th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 5 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Charles and Ellen Willey, of 39, Duncombe Rd., Bengeo, Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A.
WILSON T P
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WITTICKS Walter Hamlet
Rifleman (Acting Corporal) A/203115, 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 23 March 1918. Aged 27. Born and resident Hertford, enlisted London. Son of Mrs. E. Witticks, of 12, Brewhouse Lane, St. Andrew's St., Hertford. Formerly S/4061, Rifle Brigade. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
WOOD William James
Private 14214, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 September 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Hertford.
WRIGHT C H
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WRIGHT Henry [James]
Private 4/6556, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 8 June 1915. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Hertford, resident Great Munden, Herts. Son of Ernest William Wright, of Hertford; husband of 0. V. A. Ilott (formerly Wright), of Offley Holes,, Herts. Buried in DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 18.
WRIGHT Percy [Henry]
Private 5776, 1st Battalion, Royal Munster Rifles. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 4 October 1915. Born St. Andrew's, Hertford, resident and enlisted Hertfortd. Formerly 5741, Lancers of the Line.

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