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John Arthur Howes

John Arthur Howes

Male Abt 1883 - 1915  (~ 31 years)

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  • Name John Arthur Howes  [1, 2, 3
    Birth Abt Apr 1881  Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth Abt 1883  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Born Abt Aug 1883  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  [6
    Scholar 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Kett's Hill, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Service No. Between 1899 and 1915  [7
    6756 
    Service 2 Jun 1899  [7
    Private, Royal Scots Guards 
    Occupation 2 Jun 1899  [4
    Labourer 
    Residence 1 Jun 1907  11 Row 61, Hall Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  [5
    Telephone labourer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  8 Row 142, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Service 1915  [7
    Private, 2 Bn, Royal Scots Guards 
    Name John Howes  [4, 5, 6
    Died 10 May 1915  Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Abt 15 May 1915  La Clytte Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    John Arthur Howes HS
    John Arthur Howes HS
    Headstone of Private 6756 J Howes of the Royal Scots Regiment killed in action on 10 May 1915 at Ypres in Belgium
    Occupation 23 Dec 1930  [3
    Post Office Worker 
    Notes 
    • Memorialized on Great Yarmouth war memorial

      John Howes's military papers confirm he was married to Evelyn Ward.
      Caution: John Arthur says that his father was John Howes in his military papers
      From attestation papers: height: 5' 4 1/2" (5' 8 3/4" in 1907, 5' 7 1/2", in 1911 on reenlistment); weight: 121lb; grey eyes; brown hair. Papers show service in South Africa (Boer War) and India and that he was busted to private after having been promoted to lance-corporal
    Person ID I16951  ONS
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2016 

    Father John Howes,   b. 1 Jan 1862, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1938, Yarmouth & Flegg RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Hannah Smith,   b. Abt 1863, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Feb 1880  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F1012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evelyn Elizabeth Ward,   b. 3 Feb 1890, Harleston, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1969, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1907  Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married Abt Nov 1907  Great Yarmouth RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Annie Ward Howes,   b. 3 Nov 1906, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1988, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Eva Elizabeth Howes,   b. 6 Nov 1908, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1972, Nottingham RD, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. John Arthur Howes,   b. 24 Nov 1910, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Oct 1984, Great Yarmouth RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. Arthur Leonard Howes,   b. 3 Feb 1913, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 2004, Oxfordshire RD, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Family ID F11885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt Apr 1881 - Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1883 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Aug 1883 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1907 - Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Nov 1907 - Great Yarmouth RD, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 May 1915 - Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 15 May 1915 - La Clytte Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S476] BMD register (England & Wales) - births - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    2. [S475] BMD register (England & Wales) - marriages - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    3. [S217] Marriage record - daughter.

    4. [S148] Ancestry.com Military Records, www,ancestry.com.

    5. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    6. [S5] 1891 census.

    7. [S611] Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

    8. [S611] Commonwealth War Graves Commission website, www.cwgc.org.

    9. [S475] BMD register (England & Wales) - marriages - multiple sources.