Rumbold/Rumbolds, A W J
ALBERT WILLIAM JOSEPH RUMBOLD
Remembered with honour Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery: Plot I, Row R, Grave 6.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 30 August 1915, and died at No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station, of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Albert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about and a Death announcement for Albert in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 19 May 1917.
Son of the late Albert and Caroline (nee AUSTEN) RUMBOLD of Bushey, Herts.
His parents married 19 January 1873 at St John the Evangelist, Clifton, Glos. Albert died 11 September 1903 in Bushey aged 57, and was buried 17 September at St James’. Bushey; Caroline died 1914 in the Whitechapel, London, district aged 68, and was buried 4 July, also at St James’.
Albert was born 1883 in St Alban’s, Herts, and resided in Bushey.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 8 he lived in Bushey, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1901 Census, a plumber’s apprentice aged 18, he still lived in Bushey, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a bookbinder aged 28, he still lived in Bushey, with his widowed mother and two siblings.
Date of death08/05/1917
Age at death34
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)