Hart, H T
HARRY THOMAS HART
Remembered with honour Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery: Plot VI, Row F, Grave 4.
He originally enlisted 11 February 1911 at Tenterden, Kent, and was discharged 11 December 1912 having enlisted in the Special Reserve in Canterbury, Kent: a waggoner’s mate aged 20, 5’3½“ tall, Wesleyan, unmarried. He was at Home from 16 December 1912 to 13 August 1914, went to France 14 August 1914. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 15 August 1914, and died at 7th Field Ambulance, France, of wounds received in action.
Son of George Thomas Alfred and Susan Waller (nee HUMPHREY) HART.
His parents married 6 August 1892 at Woodchurch, Kent. Susan died 1944 in Wingham, Kent, aged 74, and was buried 22 May 1944 at St Mary the Virgin, Wingham; George died 1949 in Wingham aged 81, and was buried 16 February, also at St Marys.
Harry was born 1892 in Woodchurch.
On the 1901 Census, aged 8 he lived in Woodchurch, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a labourer on a farm aged 18, he still lived in Woodchurch, with his parents and three siblings.
Service numberL/10028 or L/10026
Date of death25/10/1914
Age at death21
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)