Farnborough/Farmborough, C A
CECIL ALEXANDER FARMBOROUGH
Remembered with honour Tyne Cot Memorial: Panel 113 to 115.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Private 32285 Bedfordshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Cecil’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an In Memoriam for Cecil in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 19 October 1918.
Son of Herbert and the late Mary (nee WOODLEY) FARMBOROUGH.
His parents married 1895 in the Abingdon, Berks, district. Mary died 1908 in Leavesden, Herts, aged 40, and was buried 12 September at All Saints, Leavesden; Herbert died 17 July 1938 in Leavesden aged 74.
Cecil was born 1898 in Leavesden, and baptised 7 August 1898 at All Saints, Leavesden. He resided in Leavesden.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Leavesden, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 12, he still lived in Leavesden, with his widowed father and two siblings.
Unit12th (Service) Battalion
Date of death16*/10/1917
Age at death19
Place of death
NotesCecil is also commemorated on his mother's grave at All Saints
- 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)