Tinworth, A C
ARTHUR CHARLES TINWORTH
Remembered with honour New Irish Farm Cemetery: Plot XIV, Row F, Grave 5.
He attested for Short Service (for the Duration of the War, with the Colours and in the Army Reserve). He enlisted 2 December 1915 at Watford: a L.N.W.R. clerk aged 28, 5’4″ tall, Wesleyan, of Watford, and was posted to the Army Reserve. He was mobilised 29 September 1916 and embarked for France 2 January 1917. He disembarked at Calais, joined his unit 2 March 1917, and was killed in action. Was formerly Private 9790 Bedfordshire Regiment, and was entitled to the Victory and British War medals.
There is a brief article about and a Death announcement for Arthur in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 25 August 1917; plus In Memoriams in the issues dated 3 August 1918 and 2 August 1919.
Son of Edwin or Edward and Sarah Ann (nee SPEED) TINWORTH of Watford; husband of Amy Sophia (nee HARDWICKE) TINWORTH of Watford.
His parents married 8 May 1882 at Kentish Town Parish Church, London. Edward died 22 December 1927 in Watford aged 65, and was buried 28 December in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Sarah died 1947 in Watford aged 85, and was buried 21 February, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Arthur was born 1887 in Bushey, Herts, and married 22 June 1910 in Watford; they had one child. He resided in Watford, and worked for the London & North Western Railway Company as a clerk in the Chief Cashier’s Office, Euston. Amy never remarried and died 17 July 1979 in Watford aged 91.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, aged 3 he lived in Bushey, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 13 he lived in Watford, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1911 Census, a railway clerk aged 23, he still lived in Watford, with his wife and no children.
Date of death31/07/1917
Age at death29
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)