Payne, (B) T
(BERTIE) THOMAS PAYNE
Remembered with honour Le Touret Memorial: Panel 10 and 11.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 17 March 1915, and was either killed in action or died of wounds received. Unfortunately, Thomas’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Joseph and the late Dorcas (nee RUSSELL) PAYNE of Watford.
His parents married 31 July 1886 at St Andrew’s, Watford. Dorcas died 1901 in Watford aged 36, and was buried 6 February in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Joseph died 29 October 1944 in Watford aged 80, and was buried 2 November, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Thomas was born 14 December 1892 in Watford, and baptised 22 July 1893 at St Mary’s, Watford. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 9 he lived in Watford, with his widowed father and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a grocer’s assistant aged 18, he still lived in Watford, with his widowed father and one sibling.
Date of death17/05/1915*
Age at death22
Place of death
NotesRecorded as Thomas PAYNE on the St John's Memorial; and T PAYNE in the Borough Roll of Honour
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