Ernest James GHENT

Male 1890 - 1917  (26 years)


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  • Name Ernest James GHENT 
    Military 1914-17  Ypres, Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    During WWI served with 11th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Killed In Action 1st Aug 1917. Possibly one of the 52 unidentified burials at Westoutre British Cemetery 
    Born 27 Nov 1890  Deptford, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Deptford, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    18, Dennetts Road, Deptford, London 
    Education 1893  Waller Road School, Lewisham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1911  New Cross, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Milkman 
    Residence 1911  New Cross, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    8, Walsham Road, New Cross, London, S.E. 
    Occupation 1914  Biscuit factory machinist Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1914  Window Cleaner Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1915  Nunhead, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    34, Gordon Road, Nunhead, London 
    • Document shows Death date as 13th Aug 1916, as opposed to others documents which show 1st Aug 1917. [7]
    Military ID 1917  Ypres Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Private No. G/11049 
    Died 01 Aug 1917  Westoutre, Ypres, Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Possibly one of the 52 unidentified burials at Westoutre British Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I0221  GhentGoodFamilyTree
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2017 

    Father William GHENT,   b. 1863, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947, Deptford, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Alice Annie AGLAND,   b. 1861, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Greenwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1885  All Saints Church, Newington, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F0082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rose Laurie KEMP,   b. 1895, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1966, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1914  Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alice Elsie GHENT,   b. 28 May 1916, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2008, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F0304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - During WWI served with 11th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Killed In Action 1st Aug 1917. Possibly one of the 52 unidentified burials at Westoutre British Cemetery - 1914-17 - Ypres, Belguim Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1890 - Deptford, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 18, Dennetts Road, Deptford, London - 1891 - Deptford, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Milkman - 1911 - New Cross, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 8, Walsham Road, New Cross, London, S.E. - 1911 - New Cross, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Dec 1914 - Camberwell, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 34, Gordon Road, Nunhead, London - 1915 - Nunhead, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary ID - Private No. G/11049 - 1917 - Ypres Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Ernest James Ghent
    Ernest James Ghent
    Extract from National Roll Of The Great War page 143. There is a discrepancy here with the date given as the 13th Aug 1916 whereas all other documentation shows 1st Aug 1917.

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] CWGC.

    2. [S3] Birth Certificate, 1d,1025.
      Greenwich,Greater London, Kent, London

    3. [S42] England Census 1891 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S03366] London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911.

    5. [S31] England Census 1911.

    6. [S5] England Census 1901 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S98] England, The National Roll of the Great War, 1914-1918 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S34] CWGC.
      From Regimental War Diaries and CWGC

    9. [S17] Marriage Certificate, 1d, 82.
      St. Saviour