Born: 1874, Great Bricett, Suffolk.

Died: 17th March 1900; age: 25; Died at Modder River, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Residence: 39, Mills Terrace, Chatham, Kent.

Occupation: a Hospital Porter.

Enlistment Date: 29th July 1896.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 11143.

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 19th Bearer Company, South Africa Field Force.


Clasps Awarded: Paardeberg & Cape Colony.




1881   4, Toledo Place, Chatham, Kent.


Henry was 6 years old and living with his widowed mother & brothers.

Hannah Eliza Hunnisett (nee Butler), 32, a Dressmaker, born Chatham.

Frederick Richard Hunnisett, 8, born Great Bricett, Suffolk.

Arthur William Hunnisett, 2, born Gillingham, Kent.


1891   6, Pleasant Row, Chatham, Kent.


Henry was 16 years old, a Sailor. He was living with his mother.

Hannah, 42, a Tailoress.


Henry’s father was Ebenezer Hunnisett, born 1844, Chatham, Kent – died 1880, Chatham, Kent.


Soldiers’ Effects to Hannah Hunnisett – mother, and brothers – Arthur & Frederick Hunnisett.

The Boer War.

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