We remember Harry Humberstone

We remember Harry Humberstone

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Timeline

1897
birth Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:8637319 Source:8637314 1897
1899
sibling Mabel Humberstone Source:8637320 1899
1901
location Horncastle Road, Woodhall, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8637319 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 4 Source:8637319 31st March 1901
1901
sibling Eva Humberstone Source:8637320 1901
1904
sibling Thomas Humberstone Source:8637320 1904
1911
dates Age 14 Source:8637320 2nd April 1911
1911
location Thimbleby, Horncastle, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8637320 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Worker on Farm A local farmer Thimbleby, Horncastle, Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:5516908 2nd April 1911
1915
service British Army Private Hussars 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars Source:5516908 February 1915
1915
enlistment Horncastle, Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:8637314 February 1915
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:2557523 16th July 1915 - 14th July 1916
1916
service British Army Private 18472 East Yorkshire Regiment 8th (Service) Battalion Source:5516908 13th July 1916
1916
employment Woodman A local forestry Horncastle, Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:5516908 14th July 1916
1916
location 39 Foundry Street, Horncastle, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address Source:5516908 14th July 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Harry Humberstone was posted Missing Presumed Dead in the Somme region, France. "90% of those commemorated [on the Thiepval Memorial] died between July and November 1916". Harry was 19. Somme region of Western Front France Source:7381401 Source:5516908 14th July 1916
1916
dates Age 19 Source:5516908 14th July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 2 C Source:5516908

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry
Initials H
Last Name Humberstone
Source 2557523
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
39 Foundry Street, Horncastle, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address known 14th July 1916
Horncastle Road, Woodhall, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Thimbleby, Horncastle, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Hussars 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars Private
British Army 18472 East Yorkshire Regiment 8th (Service) Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Alice Humberston nee Vamplew mother
George Edward Humberstone father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel Humberstone sister 1899
Eva Humberstone sister 1901
Thomas Humberstone brother 1904

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Matt21932
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Commonwealth War Graves Website record Matt21932
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Keith22624
Newspaper Obituary 18472 Private Harry Humberstone Keith22624

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Photo and article describing Harry's death Matt21932
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