Born: 1876, Hernhill, Kent.

Baptised: 29th October 1876, Hernhill, Kent. Parents Christopher & Ellen Foreman.

Died on or since death presumed: 4th April 1918; age 26; KiA.

Residence: Sheerness, Kent.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 20th December 1914 – France.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 3941

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 8th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Panel 81 & 84.

Pozieres Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Frances Foreman, of 25, Russell Street, Mile Town, Sheerness, Kent.




1881  Sand Holes, Hernhill, Kent.


Henry was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Christopher Foreman, 32, an Agricultural Labourer, born Hernhill, Kent.

Ellen Foreman (nee Packman), 31, born Hernhill.

Rose Annie Foreman, 8, born Hernhill.

Edith Jane Foreman, 6, born Hernhill.

Harriet Foreman, 3, born Graveney, Kent.

Herbert Thomas Foreman, 1, born Hernhill.


1891   Hernhill, Kent.


Henry was 14 years old, an Agricultural Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Christopher, a Fruiterer.

Ellen, 41.

Harriet, 13.

Ada Foreman, born Hernhill.

Kate Frances Foreman, 6, born Hernhill.

Herbert William Foreman, 4, born Hernhill.

Sydney Edward Foreman, 1, born Hernhill.


1901   Dargate, Hernhill, Kent.


Henry was 23 years old, a Market Gardener – own account. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Ellen, 53.

Kate, 16.

Herbert, 14, a House Boy – Domestic.

Sydney, 11.

Dora Violet Foreman, 9, born Hernhill.


1911   The Bungalow, Stoneheap, Little Mongeham, Deal, Kent.


Henry was 34 years old, a Market Gardener – own account. He was married & Head of the Household.

frances, 33.

William, 7.

Leslie, 6.

Robert, 5.


In 1902, in the district of Dover, Kent, Henry married Frances Jane Firminger, born 1878, Little Mongeham, Deal, Kent. They had 4 sons:

William Edward Foreman, 1903, Dargate, Hernhill, Kent.

Leslie John Foreman, 1905, Dargate, Hernhill.

Robert Henry Foreman, 1906, Dargate, Hernhill.

Christopher R. Foreman, 1918, West Ham, Essex.


Henry father’s Christopher Foreman died, 1894, in the district of Faversham, Kent.


The Rifle Brigade, 8th Battalion:




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