Blowman, Ernest

BORN HULL 22/09/1890. AT THE SCULCOATES UNION WORKHOUSE. SON OF GEORGE PRIESTLEY WAITES (1852-1929) AND MINNIE BLOWMAN (1862-1949), OF 17 ROSEDENE AVENUE, RAGLAN STREET, HULL. A TAILOR. HE MARRIED LAURA RACHEL HARE (1893-1937), AT HULL, IN 1912. THEY HAD TWO DAUGHTERS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. JOINED AS PRIVATE, 2379, EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. TRANSFERRED AS 150347, TO THE MACHINE GUN CORPS. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 30/10/1918, AGED 30.
HE IS BURIED AT RAMILLIES BRITISH CEMETERY. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 13/11/1918.
HIS UNCLE, (HIS MOTHER’S BROTHER), PRIVATE, ARTHUR BLOWMAN, 139212, 31ST MACHINE GUN CORPS, DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 10/05/1918, AGED 30. SHE HAD LOST HER BROTHER AND SON, IN THE LAST YEAR OF THE WAR.


First name:
ERNEST
Military Number:
150347
Rank:
Private
Date Died
6878
Place died:
Ramillies British Cemetery, Nord, France
Age:
28
78 , SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK