We remember Albert John William Humberstone

We remember Albert John William Humberstone

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1886
birth Warmington, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:8581158 1886
1891
location Cromwell Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8581158 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 5 Source:8581158 5th April 1891
1901
employment Apprentice Monumental Mason A Stonemason Swaffham, Norfolk United Kingdom Source:8581159 31st March 1901
1901
location London Street, Swaffham, Norfolk United Kingdom parents address Source:8581159 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 15 Source:8581159 31st March 1901
1911
employment Stonemason A Builder or a Stonemason Watton, Norfolk United Kingdom Source:8581160 2nd April 1911
1911
location Watton, Norfolk United Kingdom away from home address Source:8581160 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 26 Source:8581160 2nd April 1911
1914
employment Mason [i.e. Stonemason] Builder or Stonemason Bradley, near Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8581161 10th November 1914
1914
dates Age 29 Source:8581161 16th November 1914
1914
enlistment Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8581161 16th November 1914
1914
location The Red Lion, Bradley, near Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8581161 16th November 1914
1914
service British Army Gunner 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery Newhaven Fort (East Sussex) Source:8581161 16th November 1914 - 23rd December 1914
1914
service British Army Gunner 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 23 New Heavy Battery (Woolwich) Source:8581161 24th December 1914 - 7th January 1915
1914
marriage Ellen Amelia Humberstone nee Gilbert Source:8581161 30th December 1914
1915
service British Army Gunner 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 15 New which became 117 Heavy Battery (Woolwich) Source:8581161 8th January 1915 - 12th April 1916
1916
service British Army Gunner 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 117 Heavy Battery (France) Source:8581161 13th April 1916 - 23rd February 1918
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8581161 13th April 1916 - 10th October 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gas poisoning shell [i.e. from an enemy shell] Hospital/Institution Source:8581161 10th October 1917 - 17th January 1918
1918
service British Army Gunner 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 17 and then 22 Heavy Battery (France) Source:8581161 24th February 1918 - 30th March 1919
1918
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8581161 9th June 1918 - 9th March 1919
1918
hospitalisation Knocked out and concussed by enemy shell that blew in a dugout in which he was sheltering Hospital/Institution Source:8581161 20th July 1918
1919
dates Age 33 Source:8581161 30th March 1919
1919
discharge Source:8581161 30th March 1919
1959
death Not War Related Albert died some 41 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 74. Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8581176 1959
1959
dates Age 74 Source:8581161 1959

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Albert John William
Initials AJW
Last Name Humberstone
Source 8581161
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Cromwell Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
London Street, Swaffham, Norfolk United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
The Red Lion, Bradley, near Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 16th November 1914
Watton, Norfolk United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery Newhaven Fort (East Sussex) Gunner
British Army 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 23 New Heavy Battery (Woolwich) Gunner
British Army 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 15 New which became 117 Heavy Battery (Woolwich) Gunner
British Army 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 117 Heavy Battery (France) Gunner
British Army 52490 Royal Garrison Artillery 17 and then 22 Heavy Battery (France) Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Caroline Humberstone nee Leaton mother
John Humberstone father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Amelia Humberstone nee Gilbert wife 30th December 1914
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Light
DateHeightSource
1914-11-10 5'10"

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