Ibbott/Ibbot, A D
ARTHUR DAVID IBBOTT
Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 11A.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Private 26046 Bedfordshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, was reported missing 3 September 1916, and presumed killed in action. Unfortunately, Arthur’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about and a Death announcement for Arthur in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 28 July 1917.
Son of Arthur Pearson and Victoria (nee MILLER) ABBOTT.
His parents married 1888 in the Islington, London, district. Victoria died 1931 in Watford aged 63, and was buried 7 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Arthur died 21 November 1955 in Watford aged 89, and was buried 26 November, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Arthur was born 1891 in Bethnal Green, London, and attended Watford Grammar School from January 1905 to April 1906.
On the 1901 Census, aged 10 he lived in Bushey, Herts, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, a commercial clerk aged 20, he lived in New Bushey, with his parents and four siblings.
Date of deathon or since 03/09/1916
Age at death25
Place of death
NotesHis brother Bertram died 16 July 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)