Lawrence Herod
Lawrence's military record and Jane's photos

  • Born: 17 Jul 1896 (from school admission record)
  • Where: Forncett, Norfolk
  • Enlisted: n/k
  • Rank: Private
  • Service No.: 23822
  • Regiment: Norfolk Regiment
  • Service : 1st Battalion
  • Date of Death: 4 Sep 1916
  • Cemetery: Combles Communal Cemetery Extension (CWGC link)
  • Grave Ref.: III. E. 30.

References sources:

Further Info:

  • Son of Henry and Amelia (nee Mears) Herod
  • 1896: birth (reg. 1896 Q3 Depwade Vol 4B Page 229)
  • 1901: admitted to Northfields Infants School, Great Yarmouth on 29 April
  • 1901 Census: Runham, Norfolk, age 4 (RG13 Piece 1816 Folio 100 Page 13)
  • 1911 Census: Runham, Norfolk, age 14, railway parcels van lad (RG14 PN11108 RD220 SD1 ED4 SN2)
Quotes from the Roll of Honour website:

[Spelt Lawrence on CWGC] Private 23822, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 20. Born Forncett, Norfolk, enlisted Gt. Yarmouth. Son of Henry and Amelia Herod,of 5 Station Terrace, Runham, Vauxhall, Great Yarmouth. Buried in COMBLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 30. See also Liverpool Street Station, London

[Also spelt Laurence] Fish Checker, Yarmouth (Vauxhall) - Private 23822, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 20. Born Forncett, Norfolk. Son of Henry and Amelia Herod,of 5 Station Terrace, Runham, Vauxhall, Great Yarmouth. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1910. Enlisted February 1916 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Buried in COMBLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 30. See also Tharston and Great Yarmouth.

Private 23822, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 20. Son of Henry and Amelia Herod of 5, Station Terrace, Runham, Vauxhall, Great Yarmouth. Born in Forncett, and enlisted in Great Yarmouth. Buried in Combles Communal Cemetery Extension. See also Liverpool Street Station, London

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