Palmer, T F
TOM FELIX PALMER
Remembered with honour Pozieres Memorial: Panel 37 and 38.
He enlisted in Coventry, Warks, and was formerly Private 7043 “A” Cycle Corps. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Tom’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Tom and Annis Battison (nee LINES) PALMER.
His parents married 4 May 1895 at St Helen’s, Wheathampstead, Herts. Tom died 24 November 1943 in Abbot’s Langley, Herts, aged 77, and was buried 30 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Annis died 11 April 1959 in Watford aged 87, and was buried 20 April, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Tom was born 1896 in Watford, and baptised 30 June 1897 at St Andrew’s, Watford. 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 mechanic aged 15 [recorded as Felix], he still lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings.
- 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)