Saturday, 4 June 2016

Herbert Milthorpe 1892 - 1916

Herbert Milthorpe
22 July 1916 Barnsley Chronicle with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born: 1892

Military Service:
Regiment and Battalion: York and Lancaster Regiment 14th Battalion (2nd Barnsley Pals)
Service number and rank: 14/308 Private
Awards: The British War Medal, The Victory Medal

Death: 1st July 1916
CWGC Remembered: Thiepval Memorial in France
Panel Reference:  14A & 14B
Saint Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial
Barnsley Salvation Army Memorial Tablet Wellington St Barnsley
Barnsley Pitt Street Wesleyan Roll of Honour
Barnsley Cemetery

Links & Notes:

Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Herbert Milthorpe is remembered on his family gravestone in Barnsley Cemetery.  Whilst he isn't buried there, it was the practise of families to add their loved ones to a family grave stone, in remembrance.

Herbert Milthorpe's father was Ernest Milthorpe,
His mother was Elenor Milthorpe (there is a variation in the spelling of Elenor's Christian name.
Herbert had three siblings Thomas H. Milthorpe
                                          Albert Milthorpe
                                          Doris Milthorpe
Also registered at 49 Caxton Street, is Herbert Wood - boarder.

1911 Census -

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