Remembered with honour R.E. Farm Cemetery: Plot III, Row C, Grave 2.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 5 October 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 and a Death announcement for Albert in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 29 April 1916.
Son of Thomas EVANS of Watford and Laura Emily (nee BROWN EVANS.
His parents married 18 July 1889 at St John the Baptist, Kensal Green, London. Thomas died 1932 in Watford aged 69, and was buried 22 December in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Laura died 1942 in Watford aged 78, and was buried 6 August, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Albert was born 1895 in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a tobacconist’s shop assistant aged 15, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and five siblings.
Date of death01/04/1916
Age at death20
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)