Pryce, H C
HERBERT CHARLES PRYCE
Remembered with honour Le Quesnel Communal Cemetery Extension: Row A, Grave 46.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action during a major assault in support of the Canadians. Unfortunately, Herbert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Charles and Agnes Mary (nee HORNE) PRYCE of King’s Langley, Herts.
His parents married 7 April 1894 in Bromley, Kent. Charles died 1952 in the Watford district aged 87; Agnes died 14 December 1960 in Watford aged 92.
Herbert was born 10 June 1897 in Leavesden, Herts, and baptised 30 July 1897 at All Saints, Leavesden.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Garston, Herts, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 13, he lived in Leavesden, with his parents and two siblings.
Service number200665 or 299665
Unit3rd (Light) Battalion
Date of death08/08/1918
Age at death21
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)