Woodstock 7th July 1888. Baptised 2nd September 1888 Parish register
Parents Josiah Edward, a clerk, and Florence Dora (nee Burnell) Parish register (1891 Census)
Josiah was Private secretary to the Duke, Blenheim Palace
Siblings 2nd of four sons (1891 Census) Walter Edward, Herbert Josiah, Ernest Lindsey and Arthur Roland.
High Street, Woodstock
Herbert Josiah married Jessie William on 17 May 1917 at Holy Trinity, Winchmore Hill, London.
Carpenter builder aged 22 in Kensington (1911 Census) 2 Emma Place, Kensington.
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment: Buffs (East Kent) Regiment
Herbert joined the Royal Berkshire Regiment at the commencement of the war and went to France as a Private. He was promoted quickly and on the 17th February 1917 he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field.
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Albert Communal Cemetery Extension. The CWGC certificate has the wrong names listed. It currently reads son of Joseph Edward and Jessie Hine and should just list his wife Jessie. at this address 17 Silver Street, Enfield as his Next of Kin.
Total identified casualties 868
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, With thanks to the Hine family for further information on the family and photographs, CWGC Grave copyright the Hine family, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.