We remember Alma Humberston

We remember Alma Humberston

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Timeline

Timeline

1861
birth Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:8614129 1861
1879
enlistment Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:8614129 28th May 1879
1879
dates Age 18 Source:8614129 28th May 1879
1879
service British Army Private 4645 Coldstream Guards Source:8614129 29th May 1879 - 26th March 1881
1879
employment Soldier The Crown London United Kingdom Source:8614241 29th May 1879 - 16th July 1903
1881
service British Army Lance Corporal 4645 Coldstream Guards Source:8614129 27th March 1881 - 7th November 1881
1881
location Wellington Barracks, London United Kingdom military residence address Source:8614235 3rd April 1881
1881
dates Age 20 Source:8614235 3rd April 1881
1881
service British Army Corporal 4645 Coldstream Guards Source:8614129 8th November 1881 - 22nd July 1884
1884
service British Army Lance Serjeant 4645 Coldstream Guards Source:8614129 23rd July 1884 - 25th September 1884
1884
service British Army Serjeant later Acting Serjeant Major 4645 Coldstream Guards Source:8614129 26th September 1884 - 16th July 1903
1885
marriage Julia Gertrude Humberston nee Cooper Source:8614129 19th October 1885 - 1903
1887
children Alma Arthur J Humberston Source:8614129 1887
1888
children May Gertrude Humberston Source:8614129 1st May 1888
1890
children Herbert Lewis Humberston Source:8614129 15th July 1890
1891
dates Age 29 Source:8614241 5th April 1891
1891
location Wellington House, Westminster, London United Kingdom military residence address Source:8614241 5th April 1891
1892
children Edgar Arthur James Humberston Source:8614129 6th April 1892
1894
children George Horace James Humberston Source:8614129 13th April 1894
1901
dates Age 38 Source:8614241 31st March 1901
1901
location 207 Harrow Road, Paddington, London United Kingdom their own address Source:8614241 31st March 1901
1903
discharge Source:8614129 16th July 1903
1904
marriage Elizabeth Humberston nee Hessey Source:8614129 11th April 1904
1911
location 7 Bendish Road, East Ham, London United Kingdom their own address Source:8614243 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Commissionaire A local Assurance - Insurance Company London United Kingdom Source:8614243 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 49 Source:8614243 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 52 Source:8614129 7th November 1914
1914
service British Army Colour Serjeant 4645 Coldstream Guards Source:8614129 7th November 1914 - 16th December 1919
1919
discharge Source:8614129 16th December 1919
1919
dates Age 58 Source:8614129 16th December 1919
1934
death Not War Related Alma Humberston died some 16 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 74. Surrey Mid Eastern Registration District United Kingdom Source:8616298 1934
1934
dates Age 74 Source:8616298 December 1934
awards Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration Source:5207082

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alma
Initials A
Last Name Humberston
Source 8614243
Last Name Humberstone
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
207 Harrow Road, Paddington, London United Kingdom their own address known 31st March 1901
7 Bendish Road, East Ham, London United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Wellington Barracks, London United Kingdom military residence address known 3rd April 1881
Wellington House, Westminster, London United Kingdom military residence address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4645 Coldstream Guards Private
British Army 4645 Coldstream Guards Lance Corporal
British Army 4645 Coldstream Guards Corporal
British Army 4645 Coldstream Guards Lance Serjeant
British Army 4645 Coldstream Guards Serjeant later Acting Serjeant Major
British Army 4645 Coldstream Guards Colour Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alma Arthur J Humberston son 1887
May Gertrude Humberston daughter 1st May 1888
Herbert Lewis Humberston son 15th July 1890
Edgar Arthur James Humberston son 6th April 1892
George Horace James Humberston son 13th April 1894
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Julia Gertrude Humberston nee Cooper wife 19th October 1885
Elizabeth Humberston nee Hessey wife 11th April 1904
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1903-07-16 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1903-07-16 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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