JOHN BERNARD DURKIN

 

Born: 1893, St. Luke’s, London.

Died: 16th July 1915; age: 23; at Ipswich Isolation Hospital.

Residence: Clerkenwell, London.

Enlistment: London.

 

Rank: Rifleman: Service Number: 4737.

Regiment: London Regiment ( Finsbury Rifles), 11th Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

D.42.45.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John B. Durkin, of 57, Guinness Buildings, Lever Street, St. Luke’s, London.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   84, Guinness Buildings, St. Luke’s, London.

 

John was 7 years old and living with his parents and siblings.

John Bernard Durkin, 46, St. Luke’s Road Labourer, born St. Luke’s, London.

Elizabeth Durkin (nee Hitchmough), born St. Luke’s.

George Durkin, 12, born St. Luke’s.

Margaret Durkin, 9, born St. Luke’s.

Charlotte Durkin, 7, born St. Luke’s.

 

1911   82 – 84, Guinness Buildings, St. Luke’s, London.

 

John was 17 years old, an Apprentice Stero Type Founder. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 54, an Engineer’s Labourer.

Elizabeth, 51.

George, 21, a Stero Type Labourer.

Margaret, 19, Perfumery.

Rosina Durkin, 19, a Sewing Machinist – Fancy Leather.

Charlotte, 16, an Apprentice Bookfolding.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to John Durkin – father.

London Regiment ( Finsbury Rifles), 11th Battalion.

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