Remembered with honour Loos Memorial: Panel 41.
He enlisted in Bedford, was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 17 August 1915, and was presumed killed or died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Harry’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Fred and Fanny Isabel (nee LATHALL) BIGGERSTAFF of Sarratt, Herts.
His parents married 11 October 1890 at St Mary’s, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Fred died 1952 in Sarrett aged 82, and was buried 23 October at Holy Cross, Sarratt; Fanny died 3 April 1955 in Sarratt aged 84, and was buried 6 April, also at Holy Cross.
Harry was born 10 January 1895 in Hemel Hempstead or Boxmoor, Herts, and baptised 14 April 1895 at St Lawrence’s, Bovingdon; he resided in Sarratt.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Chandler’s Cross, Herts, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, he is proving elusive.
Date of deathon or since 25/09/1915
Age at death20
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)