William Hipgrave

Name

William Hipgrave

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

20/11/1917

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
19822
Princess Charlotte of Wales’ (Royal Berkshire) Regiment
5th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
Panel 8.
France

UK Memorials

St John’s Church, High Cross
Thundridge War Memorial
Not on the Hertford memorials

Pre War

William Hipgrave was born in Hertford born 6th December 1895 to Randall and Emily Hipgrave, and was christened on the 16th February 1896, at High Cross, Hertford, Hertfordshire. In 1901 he was living at 53d Fore St Hertford with parents Randall and Emily. In 1911 he was working as a Page Domestic Servant (age 15) at the house of Hon. Mrs. Margaret Mitford at 19 Montagu St Marylebone, a 75 year old widow with a staff of five. In 1911 the parents were living in Wadesmill (Randall is a Bootmaker). At some point William moved to London and was living there when he enlisted in Pangbourne, Berks.

Additional Information

Numbered as 10822 in SDSITGW

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Maurice Charge, Stuart Osborne, Pat Bird