We remember Ernest Humberstone

We remember Ernest Humberstone

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1886
sibling Alfred Humberstone Source:8627063 1886
1887
sibling Montague Humberstone Source:8627063 1887
1890
birth Wrestlingworth, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:8627063 1890
1893
sibling Mary Humberstone Source:8627063 1893
1895
sibling Alice Humberstone Source:8627063 1895
1898
sibling James Humberstone Source:8627063 1898
1900
sibling Grace Humberstone Source:8627063 1900
1901
location Village of Wrestlingworth, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8627063 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 10 Source:8627063 31st March 1901
1902
sibling John Humberstone Source:8627063 1902
1905
sibling Frank Humberstone Source:8627063 1905
1911
employment Labourer An iron foundry Bedford, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:8627064 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 21 Source:8627064 2nd April 1911
1911
location 7 Battison Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8627064 2nd April 1911
1913
enlistment Bedford, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:8627068 31st January 1913
1913
dates Age 22 Source:8627068 31st January 1913
1913
employment Crane Driver Possibly an iron foundry Bedford, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:8627068 31st January 1913
1913
service British Army Sapper 794 Royal Engineers East Anglia Divisional Signalling Company Source:8627068 31st March 1913 - 27th November 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 794 Royal Engineers East Anglia Divisional Signalling Company Source:8627068 28th November 1914 - 9th February 1916
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8627068 20th August 1915 - 10th June 1919
1916
service British Army Corporal then Lance Serjeant 528016 Royal Engineers 75th Divisional Signalling Company Source:8627068 10th February 1916 - 21st September 1917
1917
service British Army Serjeant 528016 Royal Engineers 75th Divisional Signalling Company Source:8627068 22nd September 1917 - 20th August 1919
1919
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8626681 5th June 1919
1919
discharge Source:8627068 20th August 1919
1919
dates Age 27 Source:8627068 20th August 1919
1920
marriage Lillian E Humberstone nee Miller Source:8627157 1920
1920
location 5 Tollgate Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk United Kingdom their own address Source:8627068 8th October 1920
1924
children Robert Eric Humberstone Source:8627167 9th January 1924
1960
death Not War Related Ernest died some 42 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 69. Aldershot Registration District, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:8627133 1960
1960
dates Age 69 Source:8627133 June 1960

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest
Initials E
Last Name Humberstone
Source 2557493
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
5 Tollgate Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk United Kingdom their own address known 8th October 1920
7 Battison Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Village of Wrestlingworth, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 794 Royal Engineers East Anglia Divisional Signalling Company Sapper
British Army 794 Royal Engineers East Anglia Divisional Signalling Company Lance Corporal
British Army 528016 Royal Engineers 75th Divisional Signalling Company Corporal then Lance Serjeant
British Army 528016 Royal Engineers 75th Divisional Signalling Company Serjeant
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
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Eric Humberstone son 9th January 1924
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charlotte Humberstone nee Carver mother
William Humberstone father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Humberstone brother 1886
Montague Humberstone brother 1887
Mary Humberstone sister 1893
Alice Humberstone sister 1895
James Humberstone brother 1898
Grace Humberstone sister 1900
John Humberstone brother 1902
Frank Humberstone brother 1905
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lillian E Humberstone nee Miller wife 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1913-01-31 6'0"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1913-01-31 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Mention in Dispatches Supplement to London Gazette pp7178 05-06-1919 Keith22624
Birth of Son to Lillian and Ernest Humberstone Keith22624

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A Royal Engineers Cap Badge Keith22624

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