Hallworth, W R
WILLIAM RICHARD HALLWORTH
Remembered with honour Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery: Plot V, Row B, Grave 15.
He enlisted in Marylebone, Miidx, and was formerly Private G/26027 Middlesex Regiment and Private 5879 Northamptonshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, William’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about and a Death announcement for William in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 11 August 1917; plus an In Memoriam in the issue dated 13 July 1918.
Son of the late Richard and Anne Emberson (nee GREEN) HALLWORTH.
His parents married 28 May 1877 at St Mark’s, Tollington Park, London. Richard died 1887 in Bushey, Herts, aged 54, and was buried 20 September at St James’, Bushey; Anne died 1917 in Watford aged 72, and was buried 6 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford. There is a Death announcement for Anne in the Observer dated 10 November 1917.
William was born 31 December 1881 In Hemel Hempstead, Herts, and baptised 25 July 1886 at St James’, Bushey.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 9 he lived in Bushey, with his widowed mother and one sibling. On the 1901 Census, a newsagent’s assistant aged 19, he still lived in Bushey. On the 1911 Census, a market gardener aged 29, he lived in Watford, with his widowed mother and one sibling.
Date of death08/07/1917
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)