GEOFFREY OLDEN HATCHER

 

 

Born: 1892, Wentworth, Yorkshire.

Died: 22nd November 1915; age 23.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: – Egypt.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1825

Regiment: Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl. Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps) Battalion: Suffolk Yeomanry (The Duke of Yorks Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars).

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

  1. VIII. 2B.

Pieta Military Cemetery,

Malta.

 

CENSUS

 

1901     Cortworth Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham, Yorkshire.

 

Geoffrey was 3 years old and living with his mother, brother & maternal aunt.

Anne Hatcher (nee Mann), 32; born Badingham Hall, Suffolk.

Archibald Stanley Hatcher, 4, born Wentworth, Yorkshire.

Mabel Catherine Mann, 24, born Badingham Hall.

1 servant.

 

1911   89, Christchurch Street, Ipswich.

 

Geoffrey was 13 and living with his grandmother, brothers & maternal aunt.

Ann Mann, 77, a widow living on private means: born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Archibald, 14.

Basil Ainsworth Hatcher, 9, born Wentworth.

Mabel Mann, 34.

 

Geoffrey’s father was Walter Hatcher, born 1848, Suffolk; who in 1901 was a Steward for Earl William Thomas Spencer Fitzwilliam at Woodhouse, Wentworth.

 

Geoffrey attended Framlingham College, from 1913 – 1914.

 

Geoffrey is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church and at Framingham College.

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Suffolk Yeomanry :

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-yeomanry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-yeomanry-duke-of-yorks-own-loyal-suffolk-hussars/

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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