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ST ALBANS, BARDWELL ROAD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2006

The Bardwell Road memorial is istuated near the junction of Thorpe Road and Bardwell Road and commemorates the men lost from both roads. The only entrance to Bardwell Road in 1914 was via Thorpe Road. The memorial was on No. 1 Bardwell Road. (Details taken from "THE STREET MEMORIALS OF ST ALBANS ABBEY PARISH" by Alice Goodman published by St Alban's and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society 1987 ISBN 0 901194 08 5)

FOR REMEMBRANCE
1914-1918

THORPE ROAD

GATHARD

Arthur

Lance Corporal 17138, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 31st January 1916. Aged 25. Resident 7 Thorpe Road. Born, resident and enlisted St Albans. Son of William and Emily Gathard, of 7, Thorpe Rd., St. Albans. Buried in ST. ALBANS CEMETERY, Hertfordshire. Plot C. Row J. Grave 32. See also St Albans WW1 memorial.

WALDOCK

Ernest [Frederick George]

Rifleman C/437, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 21st July 1916. Aged 20. Resident 1 Thorpe Road. Born and enlisted St Albans. Son of William and Elizabeth Waldock, of 1, Thorpe Rd., St. Albans, Herts. Employed at Vyse's Hat factory, Rigmont Road, and his name appears on their memorial also. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B. See also St Albans WW1 memorial and Vyse & Son War Memorial.

R.I.P.

BARDWELL ROAD

LAUGHLAND

Sidney [James]

Rifleman R/39459, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 30th April 1918. Aged 25. Resident 26 Bardwell Road. Born St Paul's, Middlesex, enlisted St. Albans. Son of Mrs. Marien Emma Laughland, of 21, Spicer St., St. Albans. Formerly 224185, Royal Artillery. Buried in KORTRIJK (ST. JAN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Kortrijk, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 24. See also St Albans WW1 memorial.

SKINNER

Harry

Private G/40894, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 10th April 1917. Aged 36. Resident 10 Bardwell Road. Born and resident St Albans, enlisted Dover, Kent. Son of George and Maria Skinner, of St. Albans; husband of Annie Sarah Skinner, of 10, Bardwell Rd., St. Albans, Herts. Formerly G/16907, Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in FEUCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 16. See also St Albans WW1 memorial.

SKINNER

William [James]

Lance Corporal 27570, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd January 1918. Aged 27. Resident 18 Bardwell Road. Born North Shields, resident and enlisted St Albans. Son of James and Annie Jones Skinner, of 18, Bardwell Rd., St. Albans, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50 and 162A. See also St Albans WW1 memorial.

SUTTON

Herbert

Private 29663, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th February 1917. Resident 2 New Cootages, Wat ford Road. Born, resident and enlisted St Albans. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row E. Grave 26. See also St Albans WW1 memorial.

R.I.P.

Last updated: 11 August, 2012

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