Wardrobe, Henry

Bandsman, Henry Wardrobe

BORN HULL 09/04/1889. SON OF HENRY JOHN WARDROBE (1860-1926) & ELIZA JANE FORD (1862-1928), OF 93 PARK STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). SISTERS, EMILY, NELLIE AND ELSIE, & BROTHER, ARTHUR, WHO LIVED AT 93 PARK STREET, HULL. WORKED AS A BRICKLAYER AND PLASTERER. HE MARRIED “EMMIE”, IN JANUARY 1912. HIS WIFE EMILY MAY KELLITT (1886-1964) LIVED AT 4 , BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). THEY HAD ONE SON CALLED BERNARD (1914-1982). HENRY JOINED THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRES, ON 19/03/1910 AS A TERRITORIAL AND RE-ENLISTED ON 05/08/1914 AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 6 INCHES TALL, 34 INCH CHEST. HE SERVED AS A DRUMMER, IN THE 3/4TH EYR, ON THE HOME FRONT. HE DID NOT SERVE ABROAD. HE DIED OF INFLUENZA, AT RECKITT’S HOSPITAL, ON 15/04/1916, AGED 28.

HE IS BURIED IN HULL WESTERN CEMETERY.


First name:
HENRY
Military Number:
1057
Rank:
Drummer
Date Died
15/04/1916
Place died:
Hull Western Cemetery, Chanterlands Avenue, East Yorkshire, UK
Age:
28
4 , BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK