James Walsingham

Name

James Walsingham

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

28/06/1918
37

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Sergeant
266008
Hertfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LE QUESNOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
I. A. 5.
France

UK Memorials

Ware Town Memorial
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ware
Christchurch Memorial, Ware
Not on the Hertford memorials

Pre War

Born in 1881 in Stanstead Abbott, Hertfordshire son of James and Emma Walsingham. He married Ethel Warren in 1907 and was living in 45 Warren Terrace, Bengeo, Hertford in 1911. He was a plumber and had two children and a step-daughter.

Wartime Service

He had enlisted as 7973, Private Active Service Company, Bedfordshire Regiment on 23 Jan 1902 at Hertford and served in South Africa until he was discharged on 12 Jul 1902 on termination of his period of engagement. He re-enlisted for WW1 at Ware and died of illness as a prisoner of war at Le Quesnoy.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox