We remember Samuel Humberstone

We remember Samuel Humberstone

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Timeline

1881
sibling Edith Annie Carver Humberstone Source:6157087 1881
1887
sibling Gertrude Humberstone Source:6157087 1887
1888
sibling Albert Humberstone Source:6157087 1888
1889
birth Nottingham United Kingdom Source:6157087 18th August 1889
1891
sibling Arthur Humberstone Source:6157087 1891
1892
sibling Annie Musgrave Humberstone Source:6157087 1892
1894
sibling William Also Known As Billy Humberstone Source:6157087 1894
1896
sibling Agnes Also Known As Aggie Lacey Humberstone Source:6157087 1896
1898
sibling Elsie May Humberstone Source:6157087 1898
1900
sibling Laura Baden Humberstone Source:6157087 1900
1901
location Easthorpe, Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6157087 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 12 Source:6157087 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Hilda Kate Also Known As Kit Humberstone Source:6157087 1902
1904
sibling Frederick Also Known As Fred Humberstone Source:6157087 1904
1911
location Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6157128 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Lace Maker, Curtains Messrs Carey and Sons Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:6157551 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 21 Source:6157128 2nd April 1911
1912
location King Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6157161 3rd February 1912
1912
dates Age 22 Source:6157161 3rd February 1912
1912
marriage Lilla Humberstone nee Massey Source:6157161 3rd February 1912
1912
employment Twisthand Messrs Carey and Sons Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:6157551 3rd February 1912
1912
service British Army Private 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Source:8624545 11th March 1912 - 8th April 1915
1912
enlistment Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:8624545 13th March 1912
1912
children Albert Herbert Humberstone Source:6157161 15th November 1912
1914
children John William - Known As Jack Humberstone Source:6157161 6th November 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8624545 2nd March 1915 - 31st July 1915
1915
service British Army Acting Lance Corporal 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Source:8624545 9th April 1915 - 29th April 1915
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Source:8624545 30th May 1915 - 8th June 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Source:8624545 9th June 1915 - 31st July 1915
1915
dates Age 25 Source:6157484 31st July 1915
1915
death Killed in Action Samuel Humberstone was one of three men killed together instantly by a shell probably fired from a shore-based British Naval gun firing short onto British lines. He was 25. Sanctuary Wood, Ypres Salient Belgium Source:7509540 Source:6157484 31st July 1915
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7509540

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Samuel
Initials S
Last Name Humberstone
Source 2557558
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Easthorpe, Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
King Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address known 3rd February 1912
Southwell, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Private
British Army 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Acting Lance Corporal
British Army 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 1424 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 1/8th Battalion Corporal
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
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Albert Herbert Humberstone son 15th November 1912
John William - Known As Jack Humberstone son 6th November 1914
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Selina Humberstone nee Brookhouse mother
William Humberstone father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Annie Carver nee Humberstone sister 1881
Gertrude Humberstone sister 1887
Albert Humberstone brother 1888
Arthur Humberstone brother 1891
Annie Musgrave nee Humberstone sister 1892
William Also Known As Billy Humberstone brother 1894
Agnes Also Known As Aggie Lacey nee Humberstone sister 1896
Elsie May Humberstone sister 1898
Laura Baden Humberstone sister 1900
Hilda Kate Also Known As Kit Humberstone sister 1902
Frederick Also Known As Fred Humberstone brother 1904
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lilla Humberstone nee Massey wife 3rd February 1912
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1912-03-13 5'5"

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Medal Index Cards Transcription Yvonne27542

External Evidence

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The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914-1919 History of the 1/8th Battalion Keith22624
1st/8th Sherwood Foresters Battalion War Diary for July 1915 Keith22624
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Keith22624
CWGC Entry for 1424 Corporal Samuel Humberstone Keith22624
Newspaper Cutting Reporting on Corporal Samuel Humberstone's Death Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 9634 Albert Humberstone - Royal Scots Fusiliers Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 305126 Arthurl Humberstone - Sherwood Foresters Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 305398 William Humberstone - Sherwood Foresters Keith22624
Death Recorded Newark Registration District, Nottinghamshire Keith22624

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Samuel Humberstone On His Wedding Day 3 Feb 1912 Keith22624
The Young Samuel Humberstone Keith22624
Samuel Humberstone and Bride Lilla Massey Keith22624
Archway Cottages Southwell Nottinghamshire Today Keith22624
Samuel's Wife Lilla and Their Children Keith22624
News of Samuel Humberstone's Death (Part 1 of 3) Keith22624
News of Samuel Humberstone's Death (Part 2 of 3) Keith22624
News of Samuel Humberstone's Death (Part 3 of 3) Keith22624

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