Remembered with honour Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3: Plot XIV, Row F, Grave 17.
He enlisted in Finsbury, Middx, and was formerly Private 389454 Labour Corps. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Benjamin’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Possibly the son of Aaron and the late Dinah (nee BITTAN) HART.
Aaron and Dinah married 1886 in the Whitechapel, London, district. Dinah died 1909 in the London city district aged 42. Aaron remarried 1913 in the London City district to Flora ZWART, and died 14 May 1929 in London aged 61.
Benjamin was born in St Luke’s, Middx, possibly in 1893.
If so, on the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Aldgate, London, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1911 Census, a fish fryer aged 17, he lived in Houndsditch, London, with his widowed father and four siblings.
Date of death08/05/1918
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)