HEWETT, ERNEST

 

Source

CWGC

SDGW

Uttoxeter Advertiser

Other

Parents

 

 

 

 

 

Where born

Uttoxeter

 

Yes

 

 

When born

 

 

 

 

 

Address

 

 

 

 

 

Spouse

 

 

 

 

 

Children

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Before Joining up

 

 

 

 

 

Where enlisted

Leek, Staffordshire

 

Yes

 

 

Regiment & Unit at the time of death

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

Yes

Yes

 

 

Posted 2nd/4th London

Yes

Yes

 

 

Former Service Number and Regiment

23084, Royal Field Artillery

 

Yes

 

 

Rank

Private

Yes

Yes

 

 

Service Number

68400

 

Yes

 

 

G/68400

Yes

 

 

 

Date of Death

26 October 1917

Yes

Yes

 

 

Age at time of death

 

 

 

 

 

Where Killed or died

France/Flanders

 

Yes

 

 

How he died

Killed in Action

 

Yes

 

 

Location of Grave or Memorial

Cement House Cemetery Grave XII. D. 15.

Yes

 

 

 

Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beyond the basic information from CWGC and SDGW, information about Ernest is proving very elusive.

His death in October 1917 in France/Flanders points towards his being a victim of Passchendaele..