Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panel 54 and 56.
He enlisted in Hertford, and was formerly Private 266651 Bedfordshire Regiment and Private 5061 Hertfordshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Bert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of John and the late Rosetta (nee BAKER) CULVERHOUSE of Watford.
His parents married 9 July 1881 at St Peter’s, Berkhamsted, Herts. Rosetta died 1915 in Watford aged 56, and was buried 18 January in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; John died 1920 in London aged 71, and was buried 17 September, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Bert was born 2 or 17 January 1898 in Watford, and baptised 23 December 1898 at St Mary’s, Watford. He attended Victoria Junior School, Watford; then Beechen Grove Board School, Watford, from 8 January 1907 to 12 January 1912. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Watford, with his parents and seven siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 13, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and five siblings.
Date of death31/07/1917
Age at death19
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)