JAMES WHITING

 

 

Born: 1884, Hintlesham, Suffolk.

Died: 24th August 1917; age: 33; KiA.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 9th November 1915.

 

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 687259.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Battery, 276th Brigade.

 

Memorial Reference:

4 to 6 & 162.

Tyne Cot Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late James & Mary Whiting, of Chapel House, Hintlesham, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Duke Street, Hintlesham, Suffolk.

 

James was 7 years old and living with his parents, siblings & widowed, maternal grandmother.

James William Whiting, 46, an Agricultural Labourer, born Hintlesham.

Mary Ann Whiting (nee Green), 45, born Hintlesham.

Mary Ann Whiting, 18, born Hintlesham.

Walter Whiting, 14, born Hintlesham.

Alfred Whiting, 12, born Hintlesham.

Ellen Whiting, 10, born Hintlesham.

Emma Whiting, 4, born Hintlesham.

Frederick Whiting, 2, born Hintlesham.

Mary Ann Green, 74, born Hintlesham.

 

1901   The Bothy, Ulverston, Lancashire.

 

James was 18 years old, a Gardener – Domestic. He was 1 of 4 gardeners for the Conishead Priory.

 

1911   3, Gusford Hall, Cottages, Belstead, Suffolk.

 

James was 27 years old, a Gardener – Domestic. His sister was also employed by Gusford Hall.

Emma, 24, a Housekeeper.

1 groom.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to James Whiting – father. Later to Emma Whiting – sister.

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