JOHN EDWARD HAMBLIN

 

 

Born: 14th October 1885, St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Died: 24th March 1918; age 32; KiA.

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 12th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Bay 4.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Matilda Blanche Hamblin & the late Robert Hamblin; husband of Amy Eveline Hamblin (nee McIntosh).

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Gippeswyk Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 5 years old and living with his parents, siblings & father’s cousin.

Robert Hamblin, 38, a Boot & Shoe Maker, born St. Nicholas, Ipswich.

Matilda Blanche Hamblin (nee Porter), 36, born Stoke, Ipswich.

Robert Arthur Hamblin, 9, born St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Charles Arthur Hamblin, 8, born St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Katherine Mary Hamblin, 7, born St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Thomas Richard Hamblin, 6, born St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Elizabeth Theresa Hamblin, 3, born St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Anne Wilson, 17, a Mother’s Help, born Felixstowe, Suffolk.

 

1901   Christ’s Hospital, Christ Church Newgate Street, London.

 

John was 15 years old and a student at the school.

 

1911   Station Road, New Milton, Hampshire.

 

John was 25 years old, a Manager – Stationery & Tobacconist – Shopkeeper. He was a widower and Head of the Household.

Robert, 2.

Amy, 7 months.

1 housekeeper.

1 stationery & tobacconist shop assistant.

1 general domestic servant.

 

In 1907, Ipswich, John married, Amy Eveline McIntosh, born 1883, Kirkby, Laythorpe, Lincolnshire – died 1910, Lymington, Hampshire. They had 2 children:

Robert John Hamblin, July 1908, Pokesdown, Hampshire.

Amy Eveline Hamblin, born August 1910, New Milton, Hampshire.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 12th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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