Born: 28th October 1876, Ryburgh, Norfolk.

Baptised: 3rd December 1876, at Hingham, Norfolk. Son of Mary & George Hooks, a Malster. The family were living at Ryburgh, Norfolk.

Died: 10th August 1914; age: 38; at Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.

Residence: Thetford, Norfolk.

Employed: a Waterman.

Enlisted: 13th February 1903.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 691.

Regiment: Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line, Suffolk Yeomanry ( The Duke of York’s Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars), ‘B’ Squad.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Mary Hooks, of 79, Cross Roads, Elevedon, Norfolk.




1881   Station Road, Fakenham, Norfolk.


Harry was 4 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

George Hooks, 28, a Malster, born Bramcaster, Norfolk.

Mary Hooks (nee Brown), 28, born South Borough, Norfolk.

Kate Hooks, 5, born Blythe, Northumberland.

Emma Hooks, 2, born Fakenham – died 1882, Fakenham, Norfolk.

Ethel Hooks, 4 months, born Fakenham.


1891   Nether Row, Thetford, Norfolk.


Harry was 14 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

George, 38, a Malster.

Mary, 38.

Kate, 15, an Apprentice Dressmaker.

Ethel, 10.

Anna Hooks, 8, born Fakenham.

Blanche Hooks, 5, born Fakenham.


1901   24, Nether Row, Thetford, Norfolk.


Harry was 24 years old, a Scaffolder – Builder. He was living with his parents & sisters.

George, 48, a Publican – own account.

Mary, 48.

Anna, 18, a Dressmaker.

Blanche, 15, a Dressmaker.

2 boarders.


1911   Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland.


Harry was 33 years old, a Servant – Domestic Odd Man for Frances E. Edwards, a Housekeeper. Harry could read & write.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Hooks – mother & Kate, Ethel, Annie & Blanche – sisters.

Suffolk Yeomanry

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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