Regiment : 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Formerly Private 20449, Worcestershire Regiment.
Service number : 242492
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 16th March 1918 aged 22
Buried : Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium, Grave XXVII. EE. 18.
Birthplace : Born and resident Redditch, Worcestershire, enlisted Stourbridge, Worcestershire
Relatives : Son of Walter and Laura Heath, of Redditch; husband of Elizabeth Heath, 2, Rear of Turk's Head, Worcester St., Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Bromsgrove St John the Baptist Church WW1 Memorial.
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
On the 1911 census Bertie Heath, aged 16, Labourer, lived with his parents Walter and Laura Heath, 14 Silver Street, Redditch.
The following information has been researched by Andy Frisby:
Loader Bert Heath was born at Redditch in 1895.
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, 6th April 1918:
Mrs L Heath of Worcester Street has received official news that her husband Private L B Heath of the Worcestershire Regiment died on March 16th at the 3rd Canadian Clearing Station from pneumonia and meningitis. Deceased had been wounded three times and leaves a widow and two children.