Herbert Dedman

Name

Herbert Dedman

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

08/12/1917
22

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
201122
Essex Regiment
1st/4th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY
K. 1.
Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

UK Memorials

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Albury

Pre War

Herbert was born in late 1894, the son of Walter and Jessie Dedman of Albury. His father was a farm labourer. By 1911, Herbert was also working as a farm labourer and living at Patmore Heath. He was very likely the cousin of Frederick and Oliver Dedman

Wartime Service

Herbert enlisted in Bishops Stortford, into the Bedfordshires ( 201122), and then later was transferred to the Essex Regt (3522), probably in May 1915. He was a volunteer, maybe a Territorial, and left Devonport for Gallipoli in July 1915. He landed at

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of Mr. W. J. and Mrs. Tessie Dedman, of Patmore Heath, Albury, Much Hadham, Herts.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild