David Howard

Name

David Howard

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

26/12/1920
39

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
206228
East Surrey Regiment
2nd/1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

HERTFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
3rd Quarter, Row 8, Grave 30.
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Not on the Hertford memorials

Pre War

Born in 1881 in Hertford son of Johanna Howard living in 7a Bircherley Street, Hertford in 1891, 1901 and 1911. He was a chimney sweep.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford on 8 Nov 1915 formerly 5764 Hertfordshire Regiment but transferred to the East Surrey Regiment on 22 May 1917. He joined the battalion in the field on 18 Apr 1918 and sustained a gunshot wound to the jaw on 7 May 1918 and was transferred to Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup where he was treated by Mr Harold Gillies, Plastic Surgeon (Gillies Archive Record Number 744), but died there two years later.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox