Images & help to compile the page on Herbert Stanley Day courtesy of Clint Mann


Born: 9th December 1888, 43, Alpe Street, Ipswich.

Died: 27th May 1918; age 29: Killed in Air Raid, Abancourt, France (Abancourt was used as a distribution hub for the Port of Le Havre and inland Port of Rouen).


Rank: Second Corporal; Service Number: 145474

Regiment: Royal Engineers, Establishment Engineers Services.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Joseph Thomas & Lucy Day, of Ipswich; husband of Ethel Mary C. Day, of 93, Derby Road, Ipswich.




1891   43, Alpe Street, Ipswich.


Herbert was 2 years old and living with his parents, sisters & paternal aunt.day

Joseph Thomas Day, 32, a Watchmaker, born London.

Lucy Day, (nee Coy), 31, born Moreton Pinkney, Norfolk.

Edith Emily Day, 3, born Ipswich.

Mildred Maud Day, 5 months, born Ipswich.

Emily Day, 30, Assistant Housekeeper, born London.


1901   221, Rose Hill Road, Ipswich.


Herbert was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.HERBERT STANLEY DAY Bert wed

Joseph, 42, a Journeyman – Watchmaker.

Lucy, 41.

Edith, 13.

Mildred, 10.

Frederick Thomas Day, 8, born Ipswich.

Edward Norman Day, 6, born Ipswich.

Hilda Mary Day, 3, born Ipswich.


1911   The Cottage, Carew Road, Wallington, Surrey.

Herbert was 22 years old, an Estate Agent’s Clerk. He was a visitor to 32 year old, James Robert Cornelius, an Iron Ore Merchant’s Manager.

Also, a visitor at the house was 21 year old, Ethel Mary Cone Beckwith.


On the 2nd August 1911, Wesleyan Chapel, Alan Road, Ipswich, 22 year old Herbert, a House Agent’s Clerk, of 221, Rosehill Road, Ipswich married 21 year old, Ethel Mary Cone Beckwith, of Cambridge Villa, Felixstowe Road, born November 1889, Belvedere, Kent.


Photograph courtesy of Carol

Ethel and Herbert had one son:

Raymond Herbert John Day, born July 1913, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ethel Mary Day – widow.


Royal Engineers


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