Judge, F D
FREDERICK DAVID JUDGE
Remembered with honour Cuinchy Communal Cemetery: Plot I, Row A, Grave 5.
He enlisted in London 12 August 1909, served three years with the Colours and then took up his trade again as a printer, until called up on mobilisation 4 August 1914. He went to France with the 1st Expeditionary Force, served through the retreat from Mons and the Battles of the Aisne and the Marne, and was killed in a bayonet charge at Cuinchy, near La Bassée. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 12 August 1914.
There is an article in about Frederick the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 13 February 1915.
Son of George and Mary (nee BROWN) JUDGE of Watford.
His parents married 1880 in the Hemel Hempstead, Herts, district. George died 1923 in Watford aged 69, and was buried 21 April in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Mary died 1943 in Watford aged 81, and was buried 6 February, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Frederick was born 1889* in either Rickmansworth, Herts, or Sarratt, Herts, and baptised 8 February 1907 at Christ Church, Watford, an adult. He resided in Watford.
On the 1891 Census, aged 2 he lived in Sarratt with his parents and five siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 12 he lived in Chipperfield, Herts, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a Private in the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards aged 22, he was stationed in Aldershot, Hants.
Date of death01/02/1915
Age at death25
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)