Strevens, A E
ARTHUR ERNEST STREVENS
Remembered with honour Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension: Plot II, Row A, Grave 106.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, no qualifying date given, and died at no. 2 Casualty Clearing Station of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Arthur’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Ernest Holford and Elizabeth Noble (nee COX) STREVENS.
His parents married 1897 in the Brighton, Sussex district. Elizabeth died 1916 in the Kensington, London, district aged 45; Ernest died 9 November 1952 in East Bergholt, Suffolk, aged 82.
Arthur was born 27 December 1897 in Eastbourne, Sussex, and attended Watford Grammar School from 14 September 1908; then Beechen Grove Board School, Watford, from 13 January 1910 to 19 December 1912. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Toddington, Beds, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 13 he lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings.
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- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
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