Hoare, R P
REGINALD PERCY HOARE
Remembered with honour Daours Communal Cemetery Extension: Plot III, Row F, Grave 44.
He attested 13 November 1917 in London for Short Service (Duration of the War): a bank clerk aged 18, 5’7″ tall, of Watford, and was posted to the 1st/9th (County of London) Battalion London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles). He served at Home 13 November 1917 to 5 August 1918, when he embarked from Folkstone for France 6 August 1918. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died of wounds received on 25 August 1918.
There is an article about and a Death announcement for Reginald in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 14 September 1918.
Son of Richard Alfred and the late Annie (nee LANGLEY) HOARE.
His parents married 1891 in the Croydon, Surrey, district. Annie died 1915 in Watford aged 45, and was buried 12 August in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford. Richard remarried 27 July 1916 at St John’s, Ealing Dean, Middx, to Mary Ann Elizabeth DEERING. He died 5 April 1951 in Hatch End, Middx, aged 83; Mary died 1958 in the Harrow, Middx, district aged 76.
There is a Death announcement for Annie in the Observer dated 21 August 1915.
Reginald was born 20 October 1899 in Watford, and attended first Callow Land Infants’ School, Watford; then Callowland Board School from 9 January 1906 to 12 September 1913. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 1 he lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 11, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Unit15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)
Date of death26*/08/1918
Age at death18
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)