Webb, E G
EDWARD GREGORY WEBB
Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 2C.
He enlisted in Hertford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 30 July 1915, and was killed in action in the front line near Contalmaison. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about Edward in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 22 July 1916.
Son of Gregory George and Mary (nee SANSOM) WEBB; husband of Florence May (formerly WEBB, nee BAKER) HART of Watford.
His parents married 1885 in the St George’s Hanover Square, London, district. Gregory died 26 January 1945 in the Hemel Hempstead, Herts, district aged 83, and was buried 31 January at St Mary’s, Redbourn, Herts; Mary died 5 July 1951 in Redbourn aged 85, and was buried 9 July, also at St Mary’s.
Edward was born 1889 in Redbourn, and married 2 December 1915 at St Michael’s, Watford. He resided in Watford. Florence remarried 27 September 1919 at St Michael’s, Watford, to Charles Edward HART.
On the 1891 Census, aged 2 he lived in Redbourn, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 12 he still lived in Redbourn, with his parents and seven siblings. On the 1911 Census. a watercress labourer aged 22, he lived in Watford.
Date of death10*/07/1916
Age at death27
Place of death
NotesEdward is also commemorated on his brother Charles' grave at St Mary's, Redbourn
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