St Mary’s Church Bayford & Brickendon Memorial, Bayford Not on the Hertford memorials
Born in 1891 son of Owen and Sarah Ann Catling, of Bayfordbury Gardens, Hertford, Herts. Living there in 1901 and 1911 when he was working as a gardener.
The battalion embarked for France at Southampton on 29 Jul 1915. In Jul 1916 he was in the trenches with his battalion at the Somme, east of Albert, defending the front line against attack from Contalmaison when he was killed.