James William Tharby

Name

James William Tharby

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/03/1917
29

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
201403
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st/5th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
D. 34.
Egypt

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Bayford & Brickendon Memorial, Bayford
Wareside Village Memorial

Pre War

Born in 1888 in Bayford, Herts. son of Thomas and Emily Ann (Mead) Tharby of 2 Elm Cottages, Wareside, Herts. and christened in Wareside, Herts. on 15 Apr 1888. He was living in School House Green, Wareside in 1891 and 1901 He married Caroline Janet (Player) Tharby, of Bayford, Hertford in Jun 1912 and had two children. He worked as a farm labourer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Hertford. In Mar 1917 the battalion was involved in the defence of the Suez Canal from attack by Turkish forces.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox