Powers, Ben (Brother)

Ben (Brother) 


1889 - 1918
Rank Lance Corporal
Service no.608783
Regiment London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 18th Bn.
DiedSeptember 5, 1918


Ben (Brother)

Son of William Powers; husband of Minnie Cockerill (formerly Powers), of 47, Gaul St., Leicester.


1901 Census 301, Saffron Lane, Leicester,

William Powers  Head Married Male 52 1849 Carpenter & Joiner Shirley, Warwickshire,

Emma Powers Wife Married Female 45 1856 – Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire,

Charles Powers Son Single Male 24 1877 Shoe Hand Factory Clerk Leicestershire,

Albert Powers Son  Single Male 18 1883 Apprentice To Carpenter Leicestershire,

Lizzie Powers Daughter Single Female 15 1886 Dressmakers Improver Leicester

Alice Powers  Daughter Single Female 14 1887 Hosiery Glove Hand     Leicester

Ben Powers  Son Single Male 12 1889 – Leicestershire,
Jack Powers Son Single Male 11 1890 – Leicestershire,

Emma Powers  Daughter Single Female 8 1893 – Leicestershire,

Emily Powers  Daughter Single Female 7 1894 – Leicestershire,

Annie Powers Daughter Single Female 5 1896 – Leicestershire,


1911 census:  301 Saffron Lane Leicester

POWERS, William Head Married 29 years  M 62 1849 Carpenter General Warwickshire Shirley

POWERS, Emma Wife Married 29 years  F 56 1855  Northamptonshire Stoke Albany

POWERS, Lizzie Marria Daughter Single  F 25 1886 Dress Maker Leicestershire Leicester

POWERS, Ben Son Single  M 22 1889 Postman Leicestershire Leicester

POWERS, Jack Son Single  M 21 1890 Warehouseman Hosiery Leicestershire Leicester

POWERS, Emma Daughter Single  F 18 1893 Hoisery Mender Leicestershire Leicester

POWERS, Emily Daughter Single  F 17 1894 Milliner Improver Leicestershire Leicester

POWERS, Anne Daughter   F 15 1896 Shoe Worker Eyelette Leicestershire Leicester

FORSTER, Charles Visitor Single  M 19 1892 Farmer’s Son Working On Farm


L Corp. B Towers Post Office Rifles died of wounds Widows address 25 Hazel Street


Grave Reference

R. II. S. 15.


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