HERBERT FLORY

 

 

Born: 8th February 1892, Farnborough, Hampshire

Died: 7th June 1915; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Date: 15th September 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: CH/218/S; Service Branch: Royal Marine Light Infantry. Chatham Battalion, R.N. Division.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 2 to 7,

Helles Memorial,

Turkey.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Mrs. Sarah Flory, of 43, Fitzroy Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   14, Brunswick Road, Ipswich, Suffolk.

 

Herbert was 9 years old and living with his mother & siblings

Sarah Emma Flory (nee Wilson), 34; born Rushmere, Suffolk.

George Alfred William Flory, 6, born Ipswich.

Daisy May Flory, 4, born Ipswich.

Alice Mary Flory, 3, born Ipswich.

William Cornelius Flory, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   42, Parade Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

 

Herbert was 19 and an apprentice Machine Ruler. He was living with his mother & siblings

Sarah, 43, a widow, and a Charwoman.

George, 16, a Bootmakers Errand Boy.

Daisy, 14, an Assistant Sock Maker.

Alfred Flory, 7, born Ipswich.

 

Herbert’s father was George Thomas Flory, he was in the Royal Artillery and died in 1906.

 

Herbert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.

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Royal Marine Light Infantry:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/order-of-battle-of-divisions/63rd-royal-naval-division/royal-marine-deployment-to-gallipoli/

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/order-of-battle-of-divisions/63rd-royal-naval-division/

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