Reuben Bygrave

Name

Reuben Bygrave

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

06/08/1916
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Gunner
109991
Royal Field Artillery
22nd Reserve Battery

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

SUTTON VENY (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD
237. B. 2.
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Stevenage Old Town Memorial
St Nicholas' Church Memorial, Stevenage Old Town
Holy Trinity Church Memorial Roll of Honour, Stevenage Old Town

Pre War

Reuben was the son of Reuben & Eliza Bygrave of Symonds Green, Stevenage. He later married Rosina Sarah Rockall in the Summer of 1912 and the couple lived at 12 Alleynes Road. Their Daughter, Violet, was born on the 7th September 1915.

Wartime Service

The 22nd Reserve Battery was part of 4B Reserve Brigade which was stationed at Boyton, Wiltshire. He was admitted to the Military Hospital at Suttom Veny and his death certificate states that he died from Larcoma of the Testicle and Exhaustion. As Reuben had not served overseas he was not entitled to any of the Great War campaign medals. He is buried in the St. John’s Churchyard, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire.

Additional Information

www.stevenageatwar.com

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson, Simon Bendry