Friday, 29 August 2014

Marcus George Hewitt 1895-1919

1895 in Thrybergh

Son of:
Josephus George Hewitt (b.1865 Garforth) d. 1946 aged 81 Garforth
1911: Ashfield, Kirk Smeaton, age 46, Butler to Fullerton family
married 11th February 1893 St. Peter Bradford to
Alice Mary (nee Weightman) b.1870 Sheriff Hutton

Position in family:
Eldest of 7 children 

1. Marcus George b.1895
2. Mabel b.1899,
3. Gladys b.1901
4. Thomas Noel b.1903
5. Mary b.1908
6. John Reginald b.1910
7. Unknown

1911 census shows 7 children born, six alive

Home address, age and occupation:
1901: Thirkleby, Nr. Thirsk age 6
1911: Silkstone age 16 Apprentice Pipe Fitter


Military Service:
Regiment and Battalion: Army Service Corps 49th Div. Mechanical Transport Company
Service number and rank: M2/076118
Awards: Victory Medal, British War Medal and 1915 Star

2nd November 1919 aged 24
Buried at: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France
Grave Reference: S.II.BB.21.

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of Josephus George and Alice Mary Hewitt, of "Saint Sever," The Green, Acomb, York.

Silkstone War Memorial

With special thanks to late Rosemary Lee of the Roggins Local History Group, and Heritage Silkstone who hold Rosemary's archive of research into the men remembered on Silkstone War Memorial.
Additional research by Pete Schofield   

No comments:

Post a Comment