Harmer, H E
HERBERT EDWIN HARMER
Remembered with honour Loos Memorial: Panel 135.
He enlisted in Hertford; was entitled to the Victory and British War Medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Herbert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Charles and Anna/Hannah (nee PHILLIS) HARMER of Cranbrook, Kent.
His parents married 1878 in the Cranbrook district. Hannah died 1938 in the Cranbrook district aged 81; Charles died 1939 aged 83, and was buried 27 April at St George’s, Benenden, Kent.
Herbert was born 1890 in Benenden, and baptised 31 August 1890 at St George’s, Benenden. He resided in Watford.
On the 1891 Census, aged 9 months he lived in Benenden, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1901 Census, aged 10 he still lived in Benenden, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1911 Census, a garden labourer aged 20 he lived in Bearsted, 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)