Quibell/Quibill, S W
STEPHEN WILLIAM QUIBELL
Remembered with honour Tyne Cot Memorial: Panel 151.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was presumed killed in action. Unfortunately, Stephen’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Stephen in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 16 June 1917.
Son of Alfred Edward and Jane (nee WITT) QUIBELL of Watford.
His parents married 25 September 1879 at St Paul’s, Herne Hill, London. Jane died 1924 in Garston, Herts, aged 67, and was buried 29 December in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Alfred died 1952 in Hemel Hempstead, Herts, aged 95, and was buried 31 January, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Stephen was born 5 August 1896 in Abbot’s Langley, Herts, and attended Callowland Board School, Watford, from 31 August 1903 to 28 July 1910. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 4 he lived in Watford, with his parents and eight siblings. On the 1911 Census, a printing hand aged 14, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Unit2nd/9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles)
Date of deathon or since 26/09/1917
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)