Remembered with honour Essex Farm Cemetery: Plot I, Row A, Grave 22.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 9 February 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, George’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Charles HERRING of St Dominic, Cornwall, and the late Emma Elizabeth (nee CREMER) HERRING.
His parents married 31 August 1880 at All Saints, Ennismore Gardens, 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.
George was born in Watford; however, the only birth registered in the Watford district at the right time (1886) is for Reginald Cecil. He resided in Watford.
On the 1891 Census, a Cecil aged 4 lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1901 Census, a Cecil aged 14 still lived in Watford, with his widowed father and five siblings. On the 1911 Census, a Cecil aged 24 was a footman in Marylebone, London.
Date of death22/07/1916
Age at death30
Place of death
NotesHis brother Charles died 16 August 1917 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)