We remember Bertie Purton

We remember Bertie Purton

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
sibling Ernest Purton Source:9191360 4th March 1883
1886
birth Frithsden, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire United Kingdom Source:9191350 Source:9191327 22nd January 1886
1889
education From an infant Little Gaddesden School Little Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9299153 28th May 1889
1891
dates Age 5 Source:9191327 5th April 1891
1891
location 8 Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address Source:9191327 5th April 1891
1892
sibling Violet Ethel Purton Source:9191506 1892
1900
sibling James Purton Source:9191361 26th May 1900
1901
dates Age 15 Source:9191331 31st March 1901
1901
employment Garden Labourer's Boy Domestic Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9191331 31st March 1901
1901
location 6 Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address Source:9191331 31st March 1901
1907
employment Apprentice Bricklayer Earl Brownlow via Mr William Garrett Ashridge Estate United Kingdom Source:9187064 22nd January 1907
1911
employment Bricklayer Earl Brownlow Ashridge Estate United Kingdom Source:9191335 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 25 Source:9191335 2nd April 1911
1911
location 6 Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address Source:9191335 2nd April 1911
1913
marriage Ethel Maud Gudgin Source:9191433 22nd October 1913 - 30th May 1958
1914
dates Age 28 Source:9187064 3rd September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 17221 Bedfordshire Regiment 6th (Service) Battalion Source:9187064 3rd September 1914 - 5th November 1914
1914
location Lower Mill House, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address Source:9187064 3rd September 1914
1914
enlistment Hertford United Kingdom Source:9187064 3rd September 1914
1914
employment Bricklayer Berkhamsted United Kingdom Source:9187064 3rd September 1914
1914
discharge Source:9187064 5th November 1914
1917
appointments Bricklayer (Proficient) Source:9187068 3rd October 1917 - 6th March 1919
1917
dates Age 31 Source:9187068 3rd October 1917
1917
service British Army Sapper 304909 Royal Engineers Depot Source:9187068 3rd October 1917 - 30th November 1917
1917
location 160, Bank Side, George Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address Source:9187068 3rd October 1917
1917
service British Army Sapper 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Provisional Company Source:9187068 1st December 1917 - 17th August 1918
1918
service British Army Sapper 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Source:9187068 17th August 1918 - 26th August 1918
1918
service British Army Sapper 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Source:9187068 26th August 1918 - 23rd November 1918
1918
service British Army Sapper 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Source:9187068 23rd November 1918 - 6th February 1919
1919
discharge Source:9187068 6th March 1919
1919
children Raymond Gordon Purton Source:9191433 1919
1919
location 160 George Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address Source:9191376 1919
1930
location 23 Charles Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address Source:9191383 1930
1939
employment Bricklayer Berkhamsted United Kingdom Source:9191350 29th September 1939
1939
location 53 Charles Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address Source:9191350 29th September 1939
1958
dates Age 72 Source:9191433 30th May 1958
employment Postman General Post Office Berkhamsted United Kingdom Source:9187068
service British Army Bedfordshire Regiment 2nd (Herts) Volunteer Battalion Source:9187064
1958
death Not War Related His home address at the time was 53 Charles Street, Berkhamsted. Tindal General Hospital, Aylesbury United Kingdom Source:9191433 30th May 1958

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Bertie
Initials B
Last Name Purton
Source 9187063
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
160 George Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address known 1919
160, Bank Side, George Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address known 3rd October 1917
23 Charles Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address known 1930
53 Charles Street, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address known 29th September 1939
6 Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
6 Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
8 Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Lower Mill House, Berkhamsted United Kingdom their own address known 3rd September 1914
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Bedfordshire Regiment 2nd (Herts) Volunteer Battalion
British Army 17221 Bedfordshire Regiment 6th (Service) Battalion Private
British Army 304909 Royal Engineers Depot Sapper
British Army 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Provisional Company Sapper
British Army 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Sapper
British Army 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Sapper
British Army 304909 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Sapper
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Raymond Gordon Purton son 1919
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Purton mother
James Purton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ernest Purton brother 4th March 1883
Violet Ethel Purton sister 1892
James Purton brother 26th May 1900
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Maud Gudgin wife 22nd October 1913
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-03 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1886-01-22 Methodist

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Official Records

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029

External Evidence

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1939 Register entry Bertie and Family Jane31029
1939 Register entry Brother Ernest Jane31029
1939 Register entry Brother James Jane31029
1919 Electoral Register 160 George Street Berkhamsted Jane31029
1930 Electoral Register 23 Charles Street Berkhamsted Jane31029
National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) Jane31029
National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) Widow Ethel Jane31029
A Century Remembered Jane31029
Little Gaddesden School Log Books 1887 – 1906 Jane31029

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Nos 5 to 13 Little Gaddesden Jane31029
5 & 6 Hudnall Jane31029
Royal Engineers WW1 Cap Badge Jane31029
Bedfordshire Regiment WW1 Cap Badge Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Roll of Honour revised 2018 Jane31029

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