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NORMAN LEYLAND FIELDEN
Remembered with honour Watford (Vicarage Road) Cemetery: Plot A, Row 2, Grave 148.
He was originally in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Chief Petty Officer AA/1290, who issued him the British War medal. At some point he transferred to the Artillery, where he was promoted 19 March 1917 from Officer’s Cadet to 2nd Lieutenant. He died at the V.A.D. Hospital, Dover, Kent.
There is an article about and a Death announcement for Norman in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 1 March 1919.
Son of Theodore John Valentine and Julia Anne (nee SAMPSON) FIELDEN.
His parents married 29 January 1887 at Christ Church, Islington, London. Julia died 1943 in Watford aged 83, and was buried 15 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery; Theodore died 8 June 1955 in East Grinstead, Surrey, aged 92.
Norman was born 20 November 1891 in Harringay, London, and baptised 28 February 1892 at St Paul’s, Harringay. He was educated at Berkhamsted School, Herts, and was buried 28 February.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1901 Census, aged 9 he lived in Watford, with his mother and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a punlisher’s clerk aged 19, he still lived in Watford, with his mother and three siblings.
Date of death22/02/1919
Age at death27
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)