Roshier/Rosher, E V P
EDWARD VICTOR PATRICK ROSHIER
Remembered with honour Arras Memorial: Bay 5.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action during the Battle of Arras, the capture of Gavrelle. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Alfred and Sarah Martha (nee LEGGETT) ROSHIER of Attleborough, Norfolk.
His parents married 14 November 1891 at St Mary’s, Gressenhall, Norfolk. Alfred died 1935 in the Wayland, Norfolk, district aged 80; Sarah died 1955 in the Acle, Norfolk, district aged 87.
Edward was born 11 October 1897 in Norwich, Norfolk [though the birth is registered as Edwin], and baptised 9 February 1898 at St Mary’s, Attleborough. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Attleborough, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 13 he lived near Great Ellingham, Norfolk, with his parents and three 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)