Habbershaw, Henry Samuel

BORN HULL 1886. HUSBAND OF LAURA BURKE (1885-1976) AND TWO CHILDREN, AT 4 WEST VIEW, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL AND 33 SOMMERSCALES STRETT, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). SON OF JOHN SAMUEL HABBERSHAW (1862-1929) & LOUISA FRANCIS ELTON (1868-1938), OF 10 PROVIDENCE ROW, BEVERLEY ROAD (1911 CENSUS). SON OF A STONE MASON. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS. EMPLOED AS A MASON.

HE HAD PREVIOUSLY SERVED WITH THE 2ND EAST RIDING ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY FOR 4 YEARS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 6 INCHES TALL, 35-37 INCH CHEST SIZE, “GOOD” PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. RE-ENLISTED IN HULL ON 28/12/1914. SENT TO FRANCE ON 17/09/1915. FELL ILL AFTER 19 DAYS AT THE FRONT AND RETURNED HOME ON 6/10/1915. DISCHARGED FROM SERVICE ON 5/05/1916. DIED OF TUBERCULOCSIS, ON 22/10/1916, AGED 30. BURIED IN HULL WESTERN CEMETERY.

HIS BROTHER, SEAMAN, THOMAS ELTON HABBERSHAW, DROWNED ON THE WILSON LINER, “DIDO”, ON 26/02/1916, AGED 23 AND IS BURIED AT HULL NORTHERN CEMETERY.


First name:
HENRY SAMUEL
Military Number:
484
Rank:
Sapper
Date Died
22/10/1916
Place died:
Hull Western Cemetery, East Yorkshire, UK
Age:
30
4 WEST VIEW, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK