James Mardell

Name

James Mardell

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/04/1917
35

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
30958
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ARRAS MEMORIAL
Bay 5
France

UK Memorials

Harmer Green Village Memorial
St John’s Church Memorial, Digswell

Pre War

Born in 1882 in Welwyn to James and Ann Mardell of Welwyn Hill. Married Constance Maud Kirby in 1905. On the 1911 Census, he was living at Digswell Water Lodge, Nr Welwyn with his wife, daughters Annie and Ada and his widowed mother in law, and working as a domestic gardener.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Bedford. Served in France and Flanders. Died from wounds received in action during the Battle of Arras. probably at La Coulette.

Additional Information

A war gratuity of £3 was awarded to his widow Constance, as well as pay owing of £2 13s 9d.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer