William Humphrey

Name

William Humphrey

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

28/09/1916
27

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
43349
Bedfordshire Regiment
“D” Company, 7th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 2 C.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Hertingfordbury Village Memorial
Church of St Mary and St John Church Roll of Honour, Hertingfordbury
Hertford Town Memorial
Birch Green Village Memorial
Birch Green School Memorial

Pre War

Born in Birch Green, Hertingfordbury in 1890 son of William and Alice Humphrey of 12 Birch Green, Hertingfordbury. He was a wheelwright.

Wartime Service

Was involved in a successful and crucial attack on the North-West part of Thiepval still in German hands on 26th Sep 1916. They then attacked and successfully gained the well fortified Schwaben Redoubt. William Humphrey was listed as killed in action during this engagement.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox