Honour, A E
ALBERT EDWARD HONOUR
Remembered with honour Medninghem Military Cemetery: Plot I, Row B, Grave 22.
He enlisted in Hertford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 10 July 1915, and died at No. 46 Casualty Clearing Station of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Albert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the Worlds War Two bombing.
There is an article about Albert in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 3 February 1917.
Son of William Batson and Kate (nee SMITH) HONOUR.
His parents married 6 February 1883 at St Peter’s, Berkhamsted, Herts. William died 1920 in Watford aged 55, and was buried 31 March in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford. Kate remarried 1922 in the Watford district to Daniel HICKS. She died 1945 in Watford aged 80, and was buried 3 December, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery; Daniel died 1953 in Watford aged 80, and was buried 12 October in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Albert was born 1895 in Watford, and resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Watford, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a grocer’s assistant aged 16, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Date of death07/01/1917
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)