Norman, A E
ALBERT EDWIN NORMAN
Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panels 6 and 8.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Private 2400 Royal Field Artillery. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was presumed killed in action at Inverness Copse. Unfortunately, Albert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Julia (nee BARNES) and the late Samuel Albert NORMAN.
His parents married 24 January 1884 at St Andrew’s, Watford. Samuel died 1905 in Watford aged 41, and was buried 22 April in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Julia died 1940 in the Bedford district aged 77.
Albert was born 22 November 1900 in Garston, Herts, and baptised 5 December 1900 at Christ Church, Watford. He attended Parkgate Boys’ School, Watford; then Alexandra School, Watford, from 27 August 1912 to 18 November 1914. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 4 months he lived in Garston, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 10 he lived in Watford, with his widowed mother and three siblings.
Unit11th (Service) Battalion
Date of deathon or since 10/08/1917
Age at death16
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)