Seabrook, G H
GEORGE HENRY SEABROOK
Remembered with honour Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery: Plot II, Row M, Grave 25.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Medals, his qualifying date being 9 June 1915, and was killed in action in the front line near Maricourt. Unfortunately, George’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 George in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 8 July 1916; plus In Memoriams in the issues dated 23 June 1917 and 28 June 1919.
Son of Jane (nee HORWOOD) SEABROOK of Watford, and Charles Edward SEABROOK.
His parents married 4 August 1888 at Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green, Herts. Jane died 1935 in St Pancras, London, aged 66, and was buried 5 December in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Charles died 1942 in Watford aged 74, and was buried 2 April, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
George was born 13 February 1893 in Croxley Green, Herts, and baptised 2 April 1893 at All Saints, Croxley Green.
On the 1901 Census, aged 8 he lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a mill hand aged 18, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and three siblings.
Date of death25*/06/1916
Age at death23
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)