ISAAC WILLIAM HUME

 

 

Born: 11th March 1869, Goldhanger, Essex.

Died: 15th October 1914; age 45; Drowned in the North Sea when H.M.S.’Hawke’ was sunk by a German submarine.

Occupation: Labourer.

Enlistment Location: Chatham; Signed up for 12 years – 21st May 1887. Height: 5ft 3 1/2ins, ruddy complexion, blue eyes & brown hair.

 

Service:

Pembroke – Stoker 2nd Class – 21st May 1887.

Pembroke – Stoker 1st Class – 1st February 1888 – 6th November 1888

Rover – Stoker 1st Class – 7th November 1888 – 21st May 1889

Ruby – Stoker 1st Class – 22nd May 1889

Pembroke – Stoker 1st Class – 30th May 1889 – 13th February 1890

Warspite – Stoker 1st Class – 14th February 1890 – 12th April 1891 – 7 Days in the Cells

Warspite – Stoker 1st Class – 20th April 1891 – 24th June 1893

Pembroke – Stoker 1st Class – 25th June 1893

Pembroke – Leading Stoker 2nd Class – 1st November 1893

Pembroke – Leading Stoker 1st Class – 1st November 1895 – 13th January 1896

Theseus – Leading Stoker 1st Class – 14th January 1896 – 19th July 1897

Pembroke II – acting Chief Stoker – 20th July 1897 – 18th January 1898

Speedy – acting Chief Stoker – 19th January 1898 – 6th May 1898

Pembroke II – acting Chief Stoker – 7th May 1898 – 13th July 1898

Wildfire II – acting Chief Stoker – 14th July 1898 – 1st August 1898

Pembroke II – acting Chief Stoker – 2nd August 1898

Pembroke II – Chief Stoker – 15th August 1898 – 30th September 1898

Dido – Chief Stoker – 1st October 1898 – 11th June 1902

Pembroke – Chief Stoker – 12th June 1902 – 31st January 1903

Galaka – Chief Stoker – 1st February 1903 – 10th February 1903

Dido – Chief Stoker – 11th February 1903 – 4th March 1907

Pembroke II – Chief Stoker – 5th March 1907 – 5th March 1907

Adventure – Chief Stoker – 6th March 1907 – 2nd December 1908

Pembroke II – Chief Stoker – 3rd December 1908 – 13th December 1908

Vindictive – Chief Stoker – 14th December 1908 – 30th May 1909 – Pensioned.

Character – Very Good.

 

Joined Royal Fleet Reserve – Chatham – 12th June 1909.

 

Pembroke – Chief Stoker – 2nd August 1914 – 11th September 1914

Hawke – Chief Stoker – 12th September 1914 – 15th October 1914.

 

Rank: Chief Stoker; Service Number: 141118.

Regiment: Royal Navy (RFR/CH/A/1267) H.M.S.’Hawke’.

 

Memorial Reference:

4.

Chatham Naval Memorial,

Chatham,

Kent.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Elizabeth Hume, 9, Starling Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1871   Head Street, Goldhanger, Essex.

 

Isaac was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Isaac Hume, 39, an Agricultural Labourer, born Great Braxted, Essex.

Jane Hume (nee Askew), 30, born Tolleshunt D’Arcy, Essex.

Alice Mary Ellen Hume, 11, born Goldhanger, Essex.

Ernest Henry Hume, 9, born Goldhanger.

Emily Jane Hume, 3, born Goldhanger.

 

1881   Church Street, Goldhanger, Essex.

 

Isaac was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Isaac, 50, an Agricultural Labourer.

Jane, 42.

Ernest, 19, an Agricultural Labourer.

Samuel Edwin Hume, 9, born Goldhanger.

Harry Sidney Hume, 6, born Goldhanger.

Lilian Hume, 3, born Goldhanger.

 

1911   119, Corporation Road, Gillingham, Kent.

 

Isaac was 42 years old, a Navy Pensioner Furnace Stoker – Government Dockyard. He was married and Head of the Household.

Eliza, 33.

Eliza’s brother & family Charles William Cooper, 30, a Butcher, born Gillingham.

Lottie May, 28, born Swydall, Kent.

Frederick William, 6, born Gillingham.

Ernest George, 5, born Gillingham.

Gladys May, 4, born Gillingham.

1 nurse child.

 

Isaac’s father Isaac Hume died February 1883, Goldhanger, Essex. His mother Jane Hume died 1920, in the district of Maldon, Essex.

 

At the age of 31, Chief Petty Officer, Isaac became a Freemason – initiation date on the 19th February 1900, at the 2761 – Royal Naval Lodge, Malta.

 

On the 29th December 1904, Medway, Kent, Isaac married Eliza Caroline Cooper, born February 1878, Gillingham, Kent.

 

H.M.S.’Hawke’

http://rnr-ni.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/ww1-sinking-of-hms-hawke-major-loss-for.html

http://historyhubulster.co.uk/hms-hawke-centenary/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Hawke_(1891)

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