HENRY STEPHEN DANIELS

Ipswich War Memorial

 

 

Born: 31st October 1881, Ipswich.

Died: 21st May 1919; age 37; Died of Typhoid Fever – Bangalore Station Hospital.

Residence: 8, Sherrington Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Cutlery Sales Manager – Smith & Daniels, 59 – 61, Westgate Street, Ipswich;

Enlistment Details: Date: 8th December 1915; Location: Ipswich; Age: 34 years & 1 month; Religion: CofE. Height: 5ft 4ins.

 

Reported sick – 9th April 1919.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 298306.

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps, 695th M.T.Coy, ‘Elephanta’ Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Laid to rest 22nd May 1919.

Grave Reference:

Plot 8. Row W. Grave 20.

Bangalore (Hozur Road) Cemetery,

India.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Stephen Henry & Mary Ann Daniels; husband of Morolo Hilda Daniels, of 8, Sherrington Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   42, Oxford Street, Ipswich.

 

Henry was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Stephen Henry Daniels, 35, a Cutler, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Mary Ann Daniels (nee Scopes), 33, born Westerfield, Suffolk.

George Ernest Daniels, 7, born Ipswich.

Winifred Mary Daniels, 3, born Ipswich.

Reginald Walter Daniels, 6 months, born Ipswich.

 

1901   82, Victoria Street, Ipswich.

 

Henry was 19 years old, a Cutler’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Stephen, 45, a Cutler – own account.

Mary, 42.

George, 18, a Cutler’s Assistant.

Winifred, 13.

Reginald, 10.

 

1911   82, Victoria Street, Ipswich.

 

Henry was 29 years old, a Cutlery & Electro Plates Assistant. He was living with his parents, siblings & paternal uncle.

Stephen, 55, a Cutlery & Electro Plates Dealer – own account.

Mary, 52.

Winifred, 23.

Reginald, 20, a Cutlery & Electro Plates Assistant.

George Edward Daniels, a Cutlery & Electro Plates Assistant, born Norwich, Norfolk.

 

On the 8th April 1912, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Henry married Morolo Hilda Dunnett, born 1890, Ipswich.

They had 1 daughter:

Stephanie Hilda Dunnett, born February 1914, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Morolo Hilda Daniels – widow.

 

Probate to Morolo Hilda Daniels – widow.

 

Henry is also remembered on the war memorial at St.Matthews Church, Ipswich, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.

 

The esteem in which he was held by his comrades is strikingly shown by the above handsome memorial which was erected by them. The resting-place is that of Pre. H.S. Daniels, eldest son of Councillor S.H. Daniels, of Ipswich, who died at Bangalore, India, at the age of 37. Pte. Daniels, who was in the Royal Army Service Corps, was on his way home from Mesopotamia when he contracted fever. He leaves a widow and one child.

1919 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper article.

Royal Army Service Corps, 695th M.T.Coy, ‘Elephanta’ Battalion:

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