Webster, Ernest William

Ernest William 

Webster

1892 - 1916
Aged24
Rank Private
Service no.28046
Regiment Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedSeptember 25, 1916

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Ernest William
Webster

Ernest was born in 1892 in Leicester to William Webster, a carpenter and Alice (nee Porter).
They had 11 children-
Florence Ann 1876
Henry Thomas 1878
Harry 1880
Charles 1884
Alice 1887
Arthur 1888
Walter 1889
Sarah Ellen 1890
Ernest William 1892
John Henry 1893
Annie 1896

In 1901 census the family lived at 87 Asfordby Street.
In 1911 census they lived at 14 Spinney Hill Road and Ernest, aged 18, was a house painter.

1914 Ernest married Agnes Minnie Tomkin-no children known.

Ernest became Private 28046, 9th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment and was Killed in Action, aged 24, on 25.9.1916. He is on the Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 2C and 3A).

At the time of his death his parents were living at 91 Maynard Road and his widow at 38 Hart Road.

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