Dempsey, Herbert

BORN HULL 1894. SON OF HENRY DEMPSEY (1855-1905) & ELIZABETH BAXTER (1860-1958), OF 23 WORSHIP STREET, HULL. HE HAD TWO BROTHERS, AND THREE SISTERS. EMPLOYED AS A LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS, ON 25/01/1915. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 5.5 INCHES TALL, 36 INCH CHEST. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE WITH THE 10TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SHOT IN THE HEAD. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 13/08/1916, AGED 22, AT NO 7 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION. HE HAD SERVED IN THE ARMY FOR 1 YEAR AND 252 DAYS. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, ELIZABETH.
HE IS BURIED AT MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, FRANCE.


First name:
HERBERT
Military Number:
10/1123
Rank:
Private
Date Died
13/08/1916
Place died:
Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Age:
22
124 , CUMBERLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK