We remember Ernest Henry Powell

We remember Ernest Henry Powell

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Timeline

1893
birth Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom Source:8809040 Source:8809039 28th April 1893
1901
dates Age 7 Source:8809039 31st March 1901
1901
location Cold Harbour, Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom parents address Source:8809039 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 17 Source:8809040 2nd April 1911
1911
location Cold Harbour, Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom parents address Source:8809040 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Grocer's Assistant A local grocer Cold Harbour, Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom Source:8809040 2nd April 1911
1916
employment Grocer's Assistant A local grocer United Kingdom Source:8808997 5th October 1916
1916
enlistment Dorchester, Dorset United Kingdom Source:8808997 5th October 1916
1916
dates Age 23 Source:8808997 5th October 1916
1916
service British Army Gunner 183316 Royal Field Artillery Source:8808997 7th October 1916 - 23rd November 1916
1916
service British Army Private S/21766 2nd Reserve Infantry Brigade Source:8808997 24th November 1916 - 12th May 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8808997 26th April 1917 - 25th October 1917
1917
service British Army Private 32673 York and Lancaster Regiment 8th (Service) Battalion Source:8808997 13th May 1917 - 25th October 1917
1917
hospitalisation "Multiple gun shot wounds left side and arm" Hospital/Institution Source:8808997 19th October 1917 - 25th October 1917
1917
dates Age 24 Source:7003317 25th October 1917
1917
death Died of wounds Ernest Henry Powell died from: “Multiple gun shot wounds left side and arm, haemothorax* [*blood accumulation in pleural cavities of lungs] and pneumonia”. He was 24. General Hospital, Abbeville, Somme Department France Source:7003317 Source:8808997 25th October 1917
burial Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Abbeville, Somme France Grave Reference: III. D. 16 Source:7003317

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest Henry
Initials EH
Last Name Powell
Source 8808997
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Cold Harbour, Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Cold Harbour, Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 183316 Royal Field Artillery Gunner
British Army S/21766 2nd Reserve Infantry Brigade Private
British Army 32673 York and Lancaster Regiment 8th (Service) Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Powell nee Gander mother
William Thomas Powell father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1916-08-21 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-10-05 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Births Recorded Sherborne Registration District Dorset Keith22624
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith22624

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A York and Lancaster Regiment Cap Badge Keith22624

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