Carpenter, A F
ALBERT FREDERICK CARPENTER
Remembered with honour Ecoust-St Mein British Cemetery: Row D, Grave 43.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Private TR/912679 25th Training Reserve. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was either killed or died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Albert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a Death announcement for Albert in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 12 October 1918; plus an In Memoriam in the issue dated 30 August 1919.
Son of Edwin and Annie (nee SMITH) CARPENTER of Watford.
Hos parents married 8 December 1888 at St Matthew’s, Oxhey, Herts. Edwin died 1928 in Watford aged 69, and was buried 24 March in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Annie died 1954 in Watford aged 85, and was buried 6 May, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Albert was born 30 July 1898 in Watford, and baptised 18 November 1898 at St Mary’s, Watford. He attended first Callow Land Infants’ School, Watford; then Callowland Board School from 10 January 1905 to 28 February 1913.
On the 1901 Census, aged 2 he lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 12, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Date of death30/08/1918
Age at death20
Place of death
NotesHis brother Edward died 28 March 1918 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)