Herring, C J
CHARLES JAMES HERRING
Remembered with honour Tyne Cot Memorial: Panels 105 to 106 and 192.
He enlisted in Reading, Berks; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 30 March 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Charles’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Charles and the late Emma Elizabeth (nee CREMER) HERRING.
His parents married 31 August 1880 at All Saints, Knightsbridge, London. Emma died 8 May 1897 in Watford aged 42, and was buried 12 May in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Charles died 1 April 1929 in the Tavistock, Devon, district aged 76, and was buried at St Dominic, Cornwall.
Charles was born 15 April 1883 in Watford. He attended first Beechen Grove Infants’ School, Watford; then St Andrew’s Boys’ School, Watford, from 27 January 1890; then Callowland Board School, Watford, from 6 January 1896 to 12 July 1899. He resided in St Dominic.
On the 1891 Census, aged 7 he lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1901 Census, a groom aged 17, he lived in the St George Hanover Square, London, area. On the 1911 Census, a chauffeur aged 27, he lived in Old Southgate, Middx.
Date of death16/08/1917
Age at death34
Place of death
NotesHis brother George died 22 July 1916 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 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)