Herbert William Mansfield

Name

Herbert William Mansfield

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

18/09/1918
34

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
54720
Welsh Regiment
19th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
I. C. 16.
France

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
St Andrew’s Church Roll of Honour, Hertford
St Andrew’s Church Memorial, Hertford

Pre War

Born in 1884 in Hertford son of Herbert and Rachel (Watson) Mansfield and was living in 33 St. Andrew's Street, Hertford in 1891 and 1901. He lived at 8 Davies Street and was a groundsman in 1908 and 1911.

Wartime Service

He enlisted in the Hertfordshire Territorial Force on 9 Apr 1908 for one year’s service. He was re-engaged on 22 Feb 1909 for four years’ service and transferred to 1st Herts. Battery of the Royal Field Artillery. He was then recalled on the outbreak of WW1 as 6082 Private Hertfordshire Regiment. He transferred to the Welsh Regiment and was killed in action.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox