Herbert Theodore GHENT

Male 1889 - 1963  (74 years)


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  • Name Herbert Theodore GHENT 
    Born 1889  Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Docker 
    Occupation 1905  Peckham, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wire Works Labourer 
    Occupation 1915  Battersea, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Blacksmith's Mate 
    Residence 1915  Battersea, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    14, Stanworth Street, Battersea, London 
    Military ID 15 May 1915  Woolwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Driver No. L/23786 
    Military Bet. 15 May 1915-31 Mar 1920  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Royal Field Artillery, 33rd Divisional Ammunition Column.
    Herbert had previously signed up to the 7th Bt Royal Fusiliers on 14 Jun 1905 aged just 16. He had given his age as 17yrs and 8mths. His Birth Certificate proved his downfall and he was discharged 3 days later. 
    Died 1963  Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I0407  GhentGoodFamilyTree
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2017 

    Father Charles GHENT,   b. 1866, Bermondsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Alice Elizabeth ANDREW,   b. 26 May 1871, Shardlow, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 14 Oct 1888  St. Saviour Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F0079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza STRUTTON,   b. 1893, Bermondsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1918, Bermondsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 09 Feb 1913  Bermondsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Ethel Elizabeth GHENT
    +2. Lilian Mabel GHENT,   b. 15 May 1915, Bermondsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1994, Launceston, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. Gladys GHENT,   b. 19 Oct 1917, Bermondsey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999, Launceston, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F0359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ada BRABEN,   b. 25 Jun 1889, Southwark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1985, East Dulwich Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 1924  Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Herbert John GHENT
     2. Joyce Iris GHENT
     3. Stanley C GHENT,   b. 1928, Camberwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F0356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1889 - Camberwell, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wire Works Labourer - 1905 - Peckham, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Feb 1913 - Bermondsey, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith's Mate - 1915 - Battersea, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14, Stanworth Street, Battersea, London - 1915 - Battersea, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary ID - Driver No. L/23786 - 15 May 1915 - Woolwich Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Royal Field Artillery, 33rd Divisional Ammunition Column. Herbert had previously signed up to the 7th Bt Royal Fusiliers on 14 Jun 1905 aged just 16. He had given his age as 17yrs and 8mths. His Birth Certificate proved his downfall and he was discharged 3 days later. - Bet. 15 May 1915-31 Mar 1920 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1924 - Camberwell, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1963 - Camberwell, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Herbert Theodore Ghent and Eliza Strutton
    Herbert Theodore Ghent and Eliza Strutton
    Not cut out for the military.

  • Notes 
    • See separate file of 1914-18 war records.
    • See separate file of 1914-18 war records.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Birth Certificate, 1d, 875.
      Camberwell, London

    2. [S33] England & Wales Death Index: 1916-2007, 5c, 303.
      Camberwell, London

    3. [S17] Marriage Certificate, 1d, 12.
      St Saviour, Southwark

    4. [S17] Marriage Certificate, 1d, 258.
      Bermondsey, London

    5. [S43] England & Wales Marriage Index 1916 - 2005, 1d, 1626.
      Camberwell, Surrey