Born: 1884, Ipswich.

Died: 25th November 1917; age 33; KiA – Palestine.

Occupation: Manager of Hotel St. George, Liverpool, Lancashire.

Enlistment Location: Liverpool, Lancashire.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 152966

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 10th Mountain Battery.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Jerusalem War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).




1891   38, Hill Street, Ipswich.


Herbert was 7 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

John Arthur Foreman, 34, a groom, born Ipswich.

Eliza Foreman (nee Atkins), 35, born Washbrook, Suffolk.

Gertrude Hannah Foreman, 5, born Ipswich.

Mabel Emma Foreman, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   24, Long Street, Ipswich.


Herbert was 17 years old, a Wine Merchant’s Clerk. He was living with his parents & sisters.

John, 43, a Groom – Domestic.

Eliza, 44.

Gertrude, 15, a Bookbinder.

Mabel, 12.

Grace Eliza Foreman, 6, born Ipswich.


Herbert married Alexandria McGregor Duncan, born November 1882, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

They had 1 daughter:

Muriel McGregor Foreman, born November 1912.

During the war years Alexandria and Muriel lived with her brother John Duncan, at his family home – 42, Mount Street, Shawlands, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. John was an Artist and Cartoonist.


Soldiers’ Effects to James Campbell – Executor.


Probate to James Campbell – Restauranteur, of 134, Hyndland Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.


Herbert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church , Ipswich.



Royal Garrison Artillery, 10th Mountain Battery:







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