We remember Ernest Henry Hewitt

We remember Ernest Henry Hewitt

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
sibling J Marshall Hewitt Source:8622149 1881
1883
sibling Edith Hewitt Source:8622147 1883
1885
birth Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:8622142 Source:8622147 5th November 1885
1888
sibling Holt Montgomery Hewitt Source:8622147 1888
1893
sibling William Arthur Hewitt Source:8622147 1893
1901
dates Age 15 Source:8622149 1901
1901
location Rosetta Avenue, Ormeau, County Down, Northern Ireland United Kingdom parents address Source:8622149 1901
1911
dates Age 25 Source:8622147 1911
1911
employment Secretary of insurance company Source:8622147 1911
1911
location Downshire Road, Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland United Kingdom parents address Source:8622147 1911
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:1849792 3rd May 1915
1915
missing Source:1849792 15th June 1915
1915
dates Age 29 Source:8622138 15th June 1915
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Lancaster Regiment Source:8622138
education St Jude's School Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:8622142
education Royal Belfast Academical Institution Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:8622142
education Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:8622142
education Bangor Grammar School Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:8622142
1915
death Fell on his left side, apparently mortally wounded, while heroically leading his men between the second and third German trenches, and not heard of since. He was officially reported missing. France Source:8622138 Source:8622142 15th June 1915
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:8622138
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8622142

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest Henry
Initials EH
Last Name Hewitt
Source 1849792
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Downshire Road, Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Rosetta Avenue, Ormeau, County Down, Northern Ireland United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Lancaster Regiment Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jeannie D Hewitt mother
James H Hewitt father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Hewitt sister 1883
William Arthur Hewitt brother 1893
Holt Montgomery Hewitt brother 1888
J Marshall Hewitt brother 1881
Religion
DateReligionSource
1911 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Charlotte33
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Charlotte33
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Charlotte33
Ireland Census 1901 Transcription Charlotte33

External Evidence

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Inst in the Great War Charlotte33

Multimedia

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Lieutenant Ernest Henry Hewitt Anne1202
Tablet commemorating the three Hewitt brothers. Anne1202

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