Charles William Bigg
First World War
4144 Hertfordshire Regiment
Not Yet Researched
CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY
G. 27. France
Harpenden Town Memorial,
The Church of St Nicholas Memorial, Harpenden,
Batford Methodist Church Memorial, Batford
Charles was born in Harpenden in 1894, the eldest son of Mr Thomas Bigg of Batford Road, Harpenden, who worked for Vauxhall and Rhoda Bigg.
Before enlisting in Hertford, he worked in the Almagam Rubber Works on the Lower Luton Road.
He was wounded in France when a bomb he was about to throw exploded in his hand.He was carried to the dressing station, where he died when a shell exploded nearby, on 14 July 1916.
Mary Skinner, Harpenden & District Local History Society (www.harpenden-history.org.uk), Jonty Wild