Tilliard/Tillyard, W E B
WILLIAM EDWARD BROWN TILLYARD
Remembered with honour Chili Trench Cemetery: Row D, Grave 14.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 7 September 1914, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, William’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Sarah HUGHES (nee TILLYARD) of Northwood, Middx.
William was born 1897 in Northwood, and resided there.
His mother married Charles Harry HUGHES 1901 in the Uxbridge, Middx, district. Charles died 1955 aged 76; Sarah died 1963 aged 83; both in the Harrow, Middx, district.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Northwood, with his grandfather. On the 1911 Census, aged 14 he still lived in Northwood, with his mother, step-father and five siblings.
Unit13th (Service) Battalion
Date of death29/04/1917
Age at death19
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)