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Queens Horse Guards.

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Unknown Report 28 Apr 2021 15:00

Any help please.

How could I find out if a William Woodcock born 1905 in B Stortford was in the Queens Horse Guards. Any help would be appreciated.


ErikaH Report 28 Apr 2021 15:03

Well, his records - if any - will be with the M.O.D.........


What is - or was - the Queens Horse Guards?


ErikaH Report 28 Apr 2021 15:08

what prompts your question - have you any info about his having served?


ErikaH Report 28 Apr 2021 15:11

For info ONLY

GRO Reference: 1905 D Quarter in BISHOP STORTFORD Volume 03A Page 705

1911 Census For England & Wales
1 Alms Houses Brick House End Berden, Berden, Essex, England
Moses Woodcock Head Married Male 43 1868 Farm Labourer Essex Berden
Emma Woodcock Wife Married Female 44 1867 - Herts Brent Pelham
Arthur Hammond Stepson Single Male 15 1896 Farm Labourer Essex Berden
Charles Woodcock Son - Male 9 1902 - Essex Berden
William Woodcock Son - Male 5 1906 - Essex Berden
Florence Woodcock Daughter - Female 1 1910 - Essex Berden


Unknown Report 28 Apr 2021 17:20

Thankyou for the info. The above seems to be the right family .I was trying to help a friend My info was not very good. William we are led to believe was in the Queens Guard -Life Guards. The info I have is very vague William was supposed to be on duty at a state occasion .


ErikaH Report 28 Apr 2021 17:51

Which State occasion?

Time-scale is important

The Life Guards are part of the Household Cavalry.

When/where did the man die?


ErikaH Report 5 May 2021 16:17

Name: Moses Woodcock
Trial Age: 25
Birth Date: abt 1868
Trial Date: 10 Mar 1893
Trial Place: Essex, Essex, England
Occupation: Laborer
Charge: Seting fire
Sentence: 5 calendar months

Name: Moses Woodcock
Registration Year: 1900
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration District: Bishop's Stortford
Inferred County: Hertfordshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 889
Emma Jane Hammond