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



Born: 9th December 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 27th May 1918; age 29: Killed in Air Raid, Abancourt, France.

Rank: Second Corporal; Service Number: 145474

Regiment: Royal Engineers, Establishment Engineers Services.


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 Agents Clerk. He was a visitor to 32 year old, James Robert Cornelius, an Iron Ore Merchants 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, Herbert married Ethel Mary Cone Beckwith, born November 1889, Belvedere, Kent. they had 1 son:

Raymond Herbert John Day, born July 1917, Ipswich.



Royal Engineers


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