Remembered with honour Cement House Cemetery: Plot XVII, Row B, Grave 24.
He enlisted in St Alban’s, Herts; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 16 August 1914, and was killed in action in the front line at Missy-sur-Arisne by shellfire. Unfortunately, Solomon’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Elizabeth SINFIELD (formerly BROWN, nee COLLINS) of Rickmansworth, Herts, and the late George BROWN.
His parents married 12 September 1874 at St Mary’s, Redbourn, Herts. George died 1890 in Redbourn aged 40, and was buried 25 September at St Mary’s, Redbourn. Elizabeth remarried 25 January 1902 at St Mary’s, Redbourn, to Walter SINFIELD. Walter died 5 January 1940 in Redbourn aged 68, and was buried 10 January at St Mary’s, Redbourn; Elizabeth died 24 December 1943 [sic] in Redbourn aged 88, and was buried 23 December [sic], also at St Mary’s
Solomon was born 1887 in Redbourn, and baptised 5 October 1890 at St Mary’s, Redbourn. He resided in Redbourn.
On the 1891 Census, aged 4 he lived in Redbourn, with his widowed mother and seven siblings. On the 1901 Census, an errand boy aged 14, he was a boarder in Luton, Beds. On the 1911 Census, a Lance-Corporal in the 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment aged 23, he was stationed in St George, Bermuda.
Date of deathon or since 13/09/1914*
Age at death27
Place of death
NotesHis brother Horace died 22 March 1916 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 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)