Liddiard, W H R
WILLIAM HENRY RICHARD or WILLIAM HARRY RICARDO LIDDIARD
Remembered with honour Tyne Cot Memorial: Panel 115 to 119 and 162A and 163A.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 4 August 1915, and was killed or died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, William’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There are In Memoriams for William in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 24 August 1918 and 23 August 1919.
Son of Henry/Harry Ricardo and Annie Louisa (nee COMYNS) LIDDIARD of Watford.
His parents married 31 January 1892 at St John’s, Walworth, Surrey. Harry died 1934 in the Watford district aged 74; Annie died 1941 in Croxley Green, Herts, aged 75, and was buried 9 July in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford.
Harry was born 9 March 1894 in Camberwell, London, and baptised 1 April 1894 at St John’s, Walworth.
On the 1901 Census, aged 7 he lived in Camberwell, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a junior mechanic’s assistant aged 17, he lived in Watford, with his parents and three/four siblings.
Date of deathon or after 24/08/1917
Age at death23
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)