Born: 1891, Battersea, London.
Died: 20th July 1918; age: 27; KiA – near La Forêt de Nieppe.
Residence: Knighton, Hampton Road, Worcester Park, Surrey.
Joined the 1st Battalion – 27th September 1917.
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant.
Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion – Artists Rifles.
1891 37, Northcote Road, Battersea, London.
Herbert was 3 months old and living with his parents & siblings.
George Thomas Cornelius, a Stationer – employer, born Colchester, Essex.
Annette Cornelius (nee Finch), 41, born Colchester.
George William Cornelius, 19, a Stationer’s Assistant, born Dalston, London.
Percival Cornelius, 16, a Boy Clerk – Post Office, born Peckham, London.
Annette Estelle Cornelius, 7, born Battersea.
1901 33, Tavern Street, Ipswich.
Herbert was 10 years old and living with his parents & sister.
George, 55, a Toy Dealer – employer – at home.
1911 4, Spanish Road, Wandsworth, London.
Herbert was 20 years old, a Civil Servant – 2nd Division – Board & Trade. He was a Boarder at the home of 58 year old, widow Sarah Ann Pople.
Herbert attended Ipswich School – entered 1902.
On the 11th August 1917, at Ealing Wesleyan Chapel, Ealing, Middlesex, Herbert married Margaret Blanche Askew, born 1894, Clapham, London.
Soldiers’ Effects to Margaret Blanche Cornelius – widow.
Probate to Margaret Blanche Cornelius – widow.
Herbert is remembered on Ipswich School war memorial.