Foster, W H
WILLIAM HENRY FOSTER
Remembered with honour Ramleh War Cemetery: Row G, Grave 44.
He enlisted in Bedford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died of wounds received during a successful assault at Bayonet Point on Yafa Hill near Mulebbis. Unfortunately, William’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of the late William and Harriet (nee MASON) FOSTER.
His parents married 5 June 1875 at Holy Trinity, Little Amwell, Herts. William died 1884 in Great Amwell, Herts, aged 45, and was buried 11 February at Holy Trinity, Little Amwell; Harriet died 1903 in Hertford aged 65, and was buried 17 April, also at Holy Trinity.
William was born 1876 in Hertford Heath, and baptised 30 April 1876 at Holy Trinity, Little Amwell. He resided in Watford.
On the 1881 Census, a scholar aged 5 he lived in Great Amwell, Herts, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1891 Census, an agricultural labourer aged 15, he still lived in Great Amwell, with his widowed mother and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, a domestic gardener aged 25, he lived in Hertford, with his widowed mother and no siblings. On the 1911 Census, a domestic gardener aged 35, he was a boarder in West Wickham, Kent.
- 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)