Remembered with honour Loos Memorial: Panel 69 to 73.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 31 August 1915, and died or was killed in action. Unfortunately, Henry’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a caption to a photograph of Henry in the Watford Illustrated dated 11 December 1915.
Son of Harry/Henry A and Harriet Amelia (nee HEIGHTON or WHEATLEY ?) LEE of Watford.
His parents married 1893 in the St Alban’s, Herts, district. Harriet died 1951 in St Alban’s aged 75, and was buried 24 August in North Watford Cemetery; Harry died 9 February 1954 in Watford aged 78, and was buried 15 February, also in North Watford Cemetery.
Henry was born 8 March 1894 in St Alban’s, and baptised 30 September 1894 at St Peter’s, St Alban’s. He attended first Callow Land Infants’ School, Watford; then Callowland Board School from 1 January 1901 to 17 October 1908.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Watford, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a printer’s labourer aged 16, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Date of deathon or since 25/09/1915
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)