Hadley, W H
WALTER HAMMOND(S) HADLEY
Remembered with honour Villers-Pol Communal Cemetery Extension: Row C, Grave 2.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Walter’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Harry HADLEY of East Haddon, Northants, and Sarah Ann (nee WATSON) HADLEY.
His parents married 1882 in the Brixworth, Northants, district. Sarah died 1923 aged 61; Harry died 1940 aged 81; both in the Brixworth district.
Walter was born 24 November 1882 in East Haddon, and baptised 7 January 1883 at St Mary the Virgin, East Haddon. He worked as a carter for the London and North Western Railway Company.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 8, he lived in East Haddon, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1901 Census, a good’s porter aged 19, he was a boarder in New Bushey, Herts. On the 1911 Census, a railway carman aged 28, he was a boarder in Watford.
Date of death04/11/1918
Age at death35
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)