Dyer, A H
ALBERT HENRY DYER
Remembered with honour Dantzig Alley British Cemetery: Plot VIII, Row M, Grave 9.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 24 July 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Albert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Albert in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 5 August 1916.
Son of Harriet (nee GWILLIAM) DYER of Watford, and the late Charles Edward DYER.
His parents married 19 May 1878 at St Mark’s, Old Street, London. Charles died 1905 in Watford aged 53, and was buried 9 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Harriet died 1947 in St Alban’s, Herts, aged 91, and was buried 6 March, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Albert was born 11 February 1894 in Stratford, Essex. He attended Callow Land Boys’ School, Watford; then Alexandra School, Watford, from 21 October 1901 to 10 November 1905. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 7 he lived in West Ham, Essex, with his parents and nine siblings. On the 1911 Census, a prover – photo aged 17, he lived in Watford, with his widowed mother and six siblings.
Date of death01/07/1916
Age at death23
Place of death
NotesAlbert is possibly the A DYER commemorated on the Watford Printer's plaque. His brother Edwin/Edward died 10 June 1915 and also features on this Roll of Honour
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