Frederick Herbert Bayford

Name

Frederick Herbert Bayford
27 June 1889

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

29/10/1914

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
8665
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

1914 (Mons) Star, British War and Victory Medals

Cemetery/Memorial

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
XXIX. C. 1.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Little Hadham Village Memorial, St Cecilia's Church Roll of Honour, Little Hadham, Bishop's Stortford Town Memorial

Pre War

Frederick Herbert Bayford was born on 27 June 1889 in Little Hadham, Herts to John and Betsey Bayford and baptised on 11 August 1889 at St Cecilia, Little Hadham. On the 1901 Census he was living with his widowed mother and brothers Walter and George in The Ash, Little Hadham, his father having died in 1892. On the 1911 Census he was already a serving soldier, a private in the 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. He married Elizabeth Jane Clark in the summer of 1913 in Hertfordshire.

Wartime Service

As a serving soldier, Frederick would have been one of the first to fight in France and arrived there on 30 August 1914. 

Additional Information

His widow Elizabeth received a £5 war gratuity and pay owing of £10 3s 1d. N.B. Surname Bayford, incorrectly transcribed as Bazford on Soldiers Effects list.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer
Jonty Wild