Camp, E or T
EDWARD or TED CAMP
Remembered with honour Tincourt New British Cemetery: Plot VII, Row A, Grave 21.
He enlisted in Hertford, and was formerly Private 2778 Hertfordshire Yeomanry. He was entitled to the Victory and British war medals, and died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Edward in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 26 October 1918.
Son of Edward and the late Martha (nee BEALE) CAMP.
His parents married 26 June 1890 at St Martin’s, Kentish Town, London. Martha died 1906 in the St George Hanover Square, London, district [or in Letchmore Heath, Herts]aged 47, and was buried 8 December at St John the Baptist, Aldenham, Herts. Edward remarried 12 February 1911 at St Mary’s, Watford, to Florence Mary HAWES. Florence died 1932 in Letchmore Heath aged 51, and was buried 13 August, also at St John the Baptist; Edward died 21 November 1945 in Letchmore Heath aged 85.
Ted was born 28 October 1894 in Letchmore Heath, and baptised 26 March 1909 at St Mary’s, Ashwell, Herts. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Letchmore Heath, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a poultry lad on a farm aged 16, he lived in Ashwell.
Date of death09/10/1918
Age at death23
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)