Category: Military
Rank: Private
Regiment or Ship: ‘A’ Squadron 20th Hussars
Service Number(s): 9826
Occupation: Grocer’s Errand Boy in 1911
Date of Birth: 1894
Place of Birth: Cambridge
Date of Death: 04.09.1914
Place of Death: France Place of Burial / Memorials:

St. Cyr Sur Morin Communal Cemetery.

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Family Information

Parents:          James Walter Mansfield, born 1858, and Sophie Mansfield, born 1862, nee Willmott.

Siblings:         Walter, born 1885; Horace, born 1892; Arthur (1898-1942); Kate (1900-1961); Ethel (1903-1905).

In 1911 the family were living at 4 Ram Yard in Cambridge.

First World War Experience

Herbert enlisted on 10th August 1914 and was killed on Friday, 4th September 1914, in North East France.  He was awarded the Victory Medal, the British War Medal, and the 1914 Star.

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