HUBERT JOHN JACOBS

 

 

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Death assumed: 21st September 1918; age 23; KiA.

Residence: 13, York Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment: 8th September 1914; age: 20 years & 4 months; Occupation: Tram Conductor; Next of Kin: sister – Alice Jacobs, 13 York Street, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 3ins, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Discharged: 24th December 1914 – Brighton – Very Deaf. Served 108 days.

 

Re-Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 41264; Regiment: Essex Regiment, 10th Battalion.

Formerly 15911, Bedfordshire Regiment.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 7.

Vis-en-Artois Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Brother to STEPHEN THOMAS JACOBS.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   37, White Elm Street, Ipswich.

 

Hubert was 5 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Ann Grimwood Jacobs (nee Clay), 38, a Laundress, born Blackfriars, London.

Alice Amelia Jacobs, 18, a Dressmaker, born Bildeston, Suffolk.

John William Jacobs, 17, an Iron Driller – Foundry, born Bildeston.

Stephen Thomas Jacobs, 15, a Carpenter’s Labourer, born Bildeston.

Charles Frederick Jacobs, 12, born Bildeston.

 

1911   13, York Road, Ipswich.

 

Hubert was 15 years old, a Blacksmith Apprentice – Engineering Works. He was living with his mother, step father & step brother.

Harry Smith, 50, a General Labourer – Docks, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Ann, 48.

Harry Thomas Smith, 19, a Seaman, born Ipswich.

 

Hubert’s father was John Jacobs, born 1860, Bildeston, died 13th December 1894, Mile End Hospital, Colchester. He was a Brewer’s Labourer.

 

In 1915, Ipswich, Hubert married, Alice maud Osborn, born 1896, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter:

Edna A. Jacobs, born 1916, Ipswich.

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Essex Regiment, 10th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/essex-regiment/

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