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Richard Joseph Howes

Male Abt 1884 - 1915  (~ 31 years)


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  • Name Richard Joseph Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth Abt 1883  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Birth Abt 1884  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Born Abt May 1884  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1885  [7
    Baptism 13 Mar 1889  St Saviour, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1891  8 Goose Lane, St Clement, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1901 
    Printer's Apprentice 
    Residence 1901  18 Gildencroft, St Augustine's, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 12 Feb 1911  [9
    Labourer at Iron Works 
    Residence 12 Feb 1911  5 Ling's Court, Magdalen Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  [3
    Labourer, Boulton & Paul Company Iron works 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  9 Cat & Fiddle Yard, Botolph Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 26 Nov 1912  [9
    General Labourer 
    Residence 26 Nov 1912  28 Houghton's Yard, Ber Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation May 1913 
    Labourer, Chief Civil Engineer's Department, Great Eastern Railway 
    • Other CWGC details confirmed by this reference
    Service 1915  [7
    Private, 7th Batallion, Norfolk Regiment - Svc # 12195 
    Service No. 1915  [10
    12195 
    Name Joseph Richard Howes  [10
    Name Richard Bassett  [1
    Name Richard Howes  [9, 11
    Occupation 15 Feb 1915  [4
    Railway Labourer 
    Residence 15 Feb 1915  19 Turner's Square, Rose Lane, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 13 Oct 1915  13 Flower in Hand Yard, Heigham Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 13 Oct 1915  Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: Killed in action 
    • Memorialized at Loos
    Wramplingham War Memorial
    Wramplingham War Memorial
    Notes 
    • Memorial at Loos, Northern France and at SS Peter & Paul, Wramplingham, Norfolk - see picture
      According to correspondence with the church historian, Richard (or J R) was the son of Lottie Howes-Bassett, husband of Alice Watts Howes and formerly of the village.


      The Loos Memorial forms the side and back of Dud Corner Cemetery, and commemorates over 20,000 officers and men who have no known grave, who fell in the area from the River Lys to the old southern boundary of the First Army, east and west of Grenay. Loos-en-Gohelle is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens, and Dud Corner Cemetery is located about 1 kilometre west of the village, to the north-east of the N43 the main Lens to Bethune road.

    Person ID I26844  ONS
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2019 

    Father Richard Joseph Howes,   b. Abt 1863,   d. Abt May 1887, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Elizabeth Howes,   b. Abt 1863, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Feb 1885  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F7137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Watts Moore,   b. 17 Apr 1887, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1959, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Abt Nov 1908  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Richard Howes,   b. Abt Aug 1908, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George Arthur Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1909, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. John Charles Howes,   b. 12 Feb 1911, 5 Ling's Court, Magdalen Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1984, Waveney RD, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. Walter Howes,   b. 26 Nov 1912, 28 Houghton's Yard, Ber Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1962, Croydon RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +5. Alice Ethel Howes,   b. 15 Feb 1915, 19 Turner's Square, Rose Lane, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1988, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F2029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1883 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1884 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt May 1884 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 13 Mar 1889 - St Saviour, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 8 Goose Lane, St Clement, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - 18 Gildencroft, St Augustine's, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Nov 1908 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Feb 1911 - 5 Ling's Court, Magdalen Street, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 13 Oct 1915 - 13 Flower in Hand Yard, Heigham Street, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Killed in action - 13 Oct 1915 - Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] 1901 census.

    2. [S81] Pilot.familysearch.org.

    3. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    4. [S510] Birth record - daughter.

    5. [S2301] National Railway Museum, firstworldwar.nrm.org.uk.

    6. [S5] 1891 census.

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

    8. [S62] Parish Register - baptisms.
      indicates that we have seen the original parish register, microfilm/fiche or a scanned image

    9. [S511] Birth record - son.

    10. [S611] Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

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