Eames, F G
FREDERICK GEORGE EAMES
Remembered with honour Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension: Plot I, Row A, Grave 15.
He enlisted in Berkhamsted, Herts; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 26 August 1914, and died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Frederick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Elizabeth (nee HEMLEY) and the late Alfred EAMES.
His parents married 21 September 1874 at St John the Evangelist, Boxmoor, Herts. Alfred died 1912 in the Wandsworth, London, district aged 71; Elizabeth died 1923 in the Hemel Hempstead, Herts, district aged 74.
Frederick was born 29 May 1883 in Boxmoor, and baptised 17 June 1883 at St Mary’s, Apsley, Herts. He resided in Watford.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 7 he lived in Hemel Hempstead, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, a mate on a boat aged 19, the boat was moored in Hemel Hempstead. On the 1911 Census, a carman aged 29 he was a boarder in Aylesbury, Bucks.
Date of death15/04/1917
Age at death33
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)