Neale, G E [or G W]
GEORGE EDWARD NEALE
Remembered with honour Cross Roads Cemetery: Plot III, Row C, Grave 5.
He enlisted in Hertford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 16 August 1914, and died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, George’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Richard William and Mary Elizabeth/Eliza (nee CLEMENTS) NEALE of Bushey, Herts.
His parents married 30 August 1891 at St John’s, Kensal Green, London. Mary died 1948 aged 80; Richard died 1949 aged 80; both in the Watford district.
George was born 24 October 1895 in Watford. He attended first Sotheron Road Infants’ School, Watford; then Callowland Board School, Watford, from 6 February 1902 to 12 January 1906; finally Boxmoor J.M.I. School [sic], Herts, from 17 January 1906 to 23 October 1908. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 5 he lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a shop boy at wool stores aged 15, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Unit"D" Company, 1st Battalion
Date of death06/11/1918
Age at death23
Place of death
NotesRecorded as NEALE G W in the Borough Roll of Honour. His brother Harry died 11 January 1918 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)