Burnell, T J J or J J T
TREVOR JOSEPH JAMES or JOSEPH JAMES TREVOR BURNELL
Remembered with honour Bethune Town Cemetery: Plot IV, Row B, Grave 71.
He enlisted in Hertford 10 September 1914: a milkman aged 19, and was wounded at Givenchy. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 23 January 1915, and died at 4 Field Ambulance of wounds received in action.
There is an article about Trevor in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 8 May 1915, as well as In Memoriam in the issues dated 6 May 1916, 5 May 1917 and 4 May 1918.
Son of Herbert and Lucy (nee AXTELL) BURNELL of Watford.
His parents married 1892 in the Aylesbury, Bucks, district. Herbert died 1941 in Watford aged 72, and was buried 28 June in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Lucy died 1947 in Watford aged 78, and was buried 13 May, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Trevor was born 1897 in Weedon, Bucks, and resided in Watford..
On the 1901 Census, aged 4 he lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, a milk boy aged 14, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and seven siblings.
Date of death01/05/1915
Age at death18
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)