Barnard, A H B
ALFRED HENRY BRUNCHER/BRUNKER BARNARD
Remembered with honour Jerusalem War Cemetery: Row K, Grave 69.
He enlisted in Bedford, and was formerly Private 7469 15th (County of London) London Regiment (Civil Service Rifles). He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action in Palestine. Unfortunately, Alfred’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an In Memoriam for Alfred in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 22 February 1919.
Son of William Samuel and Mary Ann (nee BRUNKER) BARNARD of Harrow, Middx; husband of Mary (nee FAULKNER) BARNARD of Oxhey, Watford.
His parents married 17 February 1868 at Harrow Parish Church. William died 1923 in the Hendon, Middx, district aged 86, and was buried 25 July in Roxeth Hill Cemetery, Harrow; Mary died 1924 in the Hendon district aged 83, and was buried 9 March, also in Roxeth Hill Cemetery.
Alfred was born 1878 in Harrow, and married 1901 in the Winslow, Berks, district; they had one child. He resided in Bushey, Herts. Mary never remarried and died 1937 in the Watford district aged 60.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1881 Census, aged 2 he lived in Harrow, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 12, he still lived in Harrow, with his mother and two siblings. On the 1901 Census, (of no occupation) aged 22 he still lived in Harrow, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, an L.C.C. assistant in the Education Branch aged 32, he lived in Chingford, Essex, with his wife, mother and one child.
Unit"B" Company, 2nd/15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)
Date of death20/02/1918
Age at death39
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)