Williams, J H
JOHN or JAMES HENRY WILLIAMS
Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 2C.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action during the Battle of the Somme at Wagon Road near Beaumont-Hamel. Unfortunately, John’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of William Henry and Elizabeth (nee FOSTER) WILLIAMS.
His parents married 1890 in the Watford district. William died 1938 in Watford aged 67, and was buried 28 July in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford.
John was born 1896 in Watford, and baptised 13 May 1896 at St Mary’s, Watford. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 5 he lived in Watford, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a shop boy aged 15, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and three siblings.
- 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)