Wiseman, R G
REGINALD GEORGE WISEMAN
Remembered with honour Perth Cemetery (China Wall): Plot I, Row K, Grave 20.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Private 2710 Royal Bucks Hussars and Private 206171 Bucks Yeomanry. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Reginald’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about and a Death announcement for Reginald in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 19 October 1918; plus an In Memoriam in the issue dated 27 September 1919.
Son of Henry and Jane (nee BROWNSELL) WISEMAN.
His parents married 1890 in the Hemel Hempstead, Herts, district. Jane died 21 July 1938 in Watford aged 72, and was buried 26 July in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Henry died 18 December 1938 in Watford aged 70, and was buried 21 December, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Reginald was born 1896 in Bushey, Herts, and baptised 12 February 1903 at St John the Evangelist, Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 4 he lived in Watford, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a cardboard box cutter aged 14, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and six siblings.
Unit101st Battalion (Bucks and Berks)
Date of death28/09/1918
Age at death21
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)