Herbert John Green

Memorial: Coalpit Heath - St Saviour's Church

Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 43022

Parents: Alfred Thomas and Hannah Green (nee Dando)

Marital status: Married

Home address: Watley’s End, Winterbourne, Bristol

Date of birth: 1896

Place of birth: Frampton Cotterell, Bristol

Date of death: 17/09/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’huile (Ref: I. B. 12.), Picardie, France

Age: 22

Further information:

Herbert John Green was born in 1896 at Frampton Cotterell to Alfred Thomas and Hannah, (nee Dando) of Watleys End, Winterbourne. His father worked as a coal miner (hewer). His siblings were Ada, George and Esther. All his parents and siblings were born in Frampton Cotterell. His parents married in 1888. Herbert married Agnes Julia Green (nee Amos) in 1916 and they had a son Herbert R. C. Green born in 1918.

Herbert served with the 8th Battalion of the Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment) as Private 43022. Herbert was Killed in Action on the 17th September 1918 and is buried at the Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’huile (Ref: I. B. 12.), Picardie, France.

Herbert John Green is remembered on the Chipping Sodbury and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital board, now at Yate and District Heritage Centre under Coalpit Heath.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre and Forces War Records