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Forename(s): Herbert Walter
Place of Birth: Dent, Yorkshire
Service No: M2/131594
Regiment / Corps / Service: Army Service Corps
Battalion / Unit: 596th M.T. Coy
Division: division unknown
Date of Death: 1918-09-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IV. F. 9.
CWGC Cemetery: TEHRAN WAR CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: DENT, YORKSHIRE
Herbert Walter Jefford was the son of Walter and Sarah Ann Jefford, née Edmondson. Walter was born at St. Albans, Hertfordshire and Sarah at Carlisle, Cumberland.
1901 Dent, Yorkshire Census: Gap, Lenacre - Herbert W. Jefford, aged 8 years, born Dent, son of Walter and Sarah A. Jefford.
1911 Kendal, Westmorland Census: 7, Sandes Avenue - Herberet Jefford, aged 20 years, born Sedbergh, Yorkshire. [Herbert was boarding with Henry and Mary Alice Collett.]
Herbert was married to Alice Hartley in 1912.
The British Army Service Record for Herbert Walter Jefford exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Herbert W. Jefford, M2/131594, Army Service Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (3) Egypt. Date of entry therein: 20 November 1915.
A short biography of Herbert is included in: ‘Sedbergh and District 1914-1918 - But who shall return the children?’ Compiled by Sedbergh and District History Society. Edited by Diane Elphick (2016).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Herbert Walter JEFFORD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Army Service Corps
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