Everett, T W
THOMAS WILLIAM EVERETT
Remembered with honour Vis-en-Artois Memorial: Panel 4 and 5.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 30 July 1915, and was killed in action at Achiet-le-Grand. Unfortunately, Thomas’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Thomas in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 21 September 1918; plus an In Memoriam in the issue dated 23 August 1919.
Son of William EVERETT of Aldenham, Herts, and Anne (nee DAVISON) EVERETT.
His parents married 10 May 1887 at All Saints, West Ham, Essex. William died 1932 in Aldenham aged 75, and was buried 5 July at St John the Baptist, Aldenham; Anna died 1933 in Radlett, Herts, aged 80, and was buried 31 August, also at St John the Baptist.
Thomas was born 2 June 1890 in Hockliffe, Beds [not Bushey, Herts], and attended first Beechen Grove Infants’ School, Watford; then Beechen Grove Board School from 10 January 1898 to 4 March 1901. He resided in Watford.
On the 1891 Census, aged 10 months he lived in Bushey, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1901 Census, aged 10 he lived in Letchmore Heath, Herts, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a shepherd aged 20, he lived in Aldenham, with his parents and one sibling.
Date of death23/08/1918
Age at death28
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)