R. C. Heath
Service no. 42295
Private, Hertfordshire Regiment, 1st/1st Battalion, formerly 242378, South Staffordshire Regiment
Born in Farnborough, Hampshire; enlisted in Camberwell; lived in Stockwell
Killed in action 4 November 1918
Remembered at Ghissignies British Cemetery, Nord, France
On 8 July 1914 Richard Charles Heath, a licensed victualler, married Mary Elsie Redshaw at All Saints, Stoke Newington in north London. Their daughter Elsie Maud was born in March the following year.
Heath was born in Farnborough, Hampshire on 16 March 1892. He moved to London and is listed in the 1911 census as a barman at The Albion, 2–3 New Bridge Street in the City of London. and lived in Stockwell. He enlisted in Camberwell.
At the time of his death his family lived at 76 Studley Road, Stockwell. Mary died in 1985, and Elsie in 2004, both in Penzance, Cornwall.