World War I
Herbert Precious

Herbert was one of four brothers who went to war, they were Frank, Bertam and William. Herbert and William did not return. In addition there was a sister Clara who was 40 when her brother died.
Herbert was origianlly enlisted in Poplar to join the Essex Regiment, but transferred to the 15th Battalion Suffolk Regimentas a Private. He was killed in action 5th September 1918 and is remembered on the Vis en Artois memorial. This Memorial bears the names of over 9,000 men who fell in the period from 8 August 1918 to the date of the Armistice in the Advance to Victory in Picardy and Artois, between the Somme and Loos, and who have no known grave.
When Herbert died he left a wife, Mildred Agnes, who lived in Chadwell Heath Essex.
Also noted on the Buttsbury memorial
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