Salt, G H
GEORGE HENRY SALT
Remembered with honour Lancashire Landing Cemetery: Row H, Grave 23.
He enlisted in Manchester; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 24 July 1915, and died at Gallipoli of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, George’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Annie (nee SMITH) SALT of Manchester and the late Archibald Henry SALT; husband of Alice NORMAN (formerly SALT, nee ANDOW) of Watford.
His parents married 4 August 1889 at St Andrew’s, Shilton, Staffs. Archibald died 1895 in the Stoke on Trent, Staffs, district aged 32; Annie possibly died 1938 in the Manchester North district aged 71.
George was born 16 December 1891 in Etruria, Staffs, and baptised 13 January 1892 at St Matthew’s, Etruria. He married 1915 in the Bucklow, Chesh, district, and resided in Northenden, Chesh. Alice remarried 4 September 1920 at Christ Church, Watford, to Samuel Thomas NORMAN.
On the 1901 Census, aged 9 he lived in Rusholme, Manchester, with his widowed mother and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a hairdresser aged 19, he lived in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, with his [widowed] mother and one sibling.
- 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)