We remember Ernest Attwater

We remember Ernest Attwater

Timeline

Timeline

1866
sibling Charles William Bowley Source:9177801 1866
1871
sibling Alfred John Attwater Source:9187912 28th March 1871
1873
sibling Ellen Attwater Source:9187944 1873
1876
sibling George Frederick Attwater Source:9187941 1876
1878
sibling Isaac James Attwater Source:9187949 1878
1880
sibling Louis Attwater Source:9188910 1880
1882
sibling Rebecca Catherine Attwater Source:9188912 1882
1885
sibling Frank Norman Attwater Source:9188916 1885
1888
birth Cuckfield, Sussex United Kingdom Source:9187671 Source:8502241 14th January 1888
1891
dates Age 3 Source:8502241 5th April 1891
1891
location Church Street, Cuckfield, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:8502241 April 1891
1901
dates Age 13 Source:8502243 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 23 Source:8502244 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Builders carpenter Sussex United Kingdom Source:8502244 April 1911
1917
marriage Alice E Hulls Source:8502240 1917
1918
service British Army Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 58th Coy Source:8496511 22nd March 1918
1918
death Killed by German shelling while the company was defending bridges over the Somme during the German Spring Offensive. Other sources state 22 March, but war diary says 23 March. Somme crossings, west of Brie, Somme France Source:9187664 23rd March 1918
children Mervyn Attwater Source:8496511
service British Army Corporal G/5305 Royal Sussex Regiment Source:100609
marriage Alice Ethel Light Source:8502243
events Commemoration on War Memorial and Plaque in Church Commemoration on War Memorial and Plaque in Church Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, Sussex United Kingdom Source:8496511
events Headstone Inscription Headstone Inscription Foucaucourt Communal Cemetery, Somme France NOK given as Mrs A E Light [formerly Attwater], 4 Fitzalan Terrace, Arundel, Sussex Source:8496511
burial Foucaucourt Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France South West Corner. Grave No:8 Source:8496511

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest
Initials E
Last Name Attwater
Source 100609
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Church Street, Cuckfield, Sussex United Kingdom parents address known April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army G/5305 Royal Sussex Regiment Corporal
British Army Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 58th Coy Second Lieutenant
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mervyn Attwater son
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Attwater father
Frances Smith mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles William Bowley step-brother 1866
Alfred John Attwater brother 28th March 1871
George Frederick Attwater brother 1876
Ellen Attwater sister 1873
Isaac James Attwater brother 1878
Louis Attwater brother 1880
Rebecca Catherine Attwater sister 1882
Frank Norman Attwater brother 1885
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice E Hulls wife 1917
Alice Ethel Light wife

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription David114
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription David114
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription David114
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription David114
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription David114
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription David114
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114

External Evidence

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England and Wales Marriage Registration Index 1837-2008 Jean45090
1891 England Census Transcription Jean45090
1901 Sussex Census Transcription Jean45090
1911 Sussex Census Transcription Jean45090
Southgate David114
Streatham David114
Cuckfield Compendium David114
Roll of Honour David114
War Memorials Online David114
1871 England, Wales Census David114
Commission for Sergeant Attwater David114
Cuckfield Industrial Exhibition - a pleasing display David114
A Happy Gathering David114
Memorial Peal David114
Territorials at the rifle range - A Company's prize meeting David114
Cuckfield Cricket Club - an enthusiastic meeting David114
245 Machine Gun Company war diary, July 1917 - March 1918 David114
2/Lieutenant Ernest Attwater, Machine Gun Corps David114
Index to Servicemen and others in West Sussex Newspapers 1914-1918 David114
Ernest Attwater David114

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