The data is the editor's interpretation of documents from the The National Archives, London.

HARTGROVE Albert George (uses George on his enlistment documents) born Dublin 1884. He enlists under the name of George with the A.S Corps 30th Apr 1915. He has previously served with the Duke of Cambride Own (Middlesex) Regiment for 13 years.

The Henham connection:
His next of kin is Joseph Hartgrove formerly of Epping, Essex. The 1911 census shows that he is living in High Street, Henham, Essex, with his wife Maryann (Wright from Kidderminster, Worcestershire). His occupation is shown as army pensioner Baker. His children on the 1891 census (Woolwich Arsenal) are:

Joseph Walter 13 years old born Chatham Kent enlists with the The Buffs East Kent Regiment April 1896, service no 5031

Thomas Anthony 11 years old born 10/09/1878 Aldershot, Hampshire

Walter William 9 years old born 27/09/1879 Ireland, he declares on his army papers as being born in Aldershot.

Herbert John 7 years old born 13/04/1881 Aldershot Hampshire, served with the Royal Field Artillery service no 24152 for 21 years 171 days.

Albert George 6 years old born 01/10/1884 Ireland - enlists under the name of George

Sidney Arthur 2 years old born 14/12/1888 Gibralter - enlists with the Duke of Cambride Own (Middlesex) Regiment in 1915 service no. 10122. He has previously served with the Royal Field Artillery for 3 years 261 days.

Their father signed up to the army on 28 September 1870 became a sergeant on 11 Apr 1885 and served for 18 years 74 days. He died 1 Mar 1919 and had been a Zulu Wars veteran.