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Henry Reece

Geddington Roll of Honour 1914-18


REECE, Henry William

Rank: Serjeant [sic]
Service No: 3/11042
Regiment/Service: Northamptonshire Regiment – 1st Battalion
Died: 03/07/1915, aged 33
Cemetery: Quarry Cemetery, Vermelles, France – Grave: A. 28
Memorial Inscription:Their memory shall not be blotted out.’
War Office Information: Husband of Edith M Durrant (formerly Reece), of Grange Road, Geddington, Kettering.


Personal Information

Parents: George John & Emma Reece nee Palmer (also recorded as Reese)
Born: Q4 1881, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 97 (Stanion)
Baptised: 27 Nov 1881, Geddington (Ref: FHL Film No. 6127507, Page 133)

Marriage: to Edith Mary Forrest – Q2 1907, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 407


Census Information

1891 Census: West Street, Geddington
William Palmer (grandfather); Aged 70; agricultural labourer; b. Geddington
Sarah Palmer (grandmother); Aged 68; b. Geddington
Emma Reese (mother); Aged 30; Widow; laundress; b. Geddington
Henry Reese; Aged 9; b. Geddington
George Reese (brother); Aged 8; b. Stanion
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 1219; Folio: 77; Page: 20; GSU Roll: 6096329.

1901 Census: West Street, Geddington
Joseph Holding (stepfather); Aged 36; ironstone labourer; b. Geddington
Emma Holding (mother); Aged 41; b. Geddington
Sarah Holding (stepsister); Aged 7; b. Geddington
Florance Holding (stepsister); Aged 5; b. Geddington
Joseph E Holding (stepbrother); Aged 3; b. Geddington
Thomas W Holding (stepbrother); Aged 1; b. Geddington
Henry W Reese; Aged 19; Ironstone labourer; b. Stanion
George J Reese (brother); Aged 18; boot heel builder
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1446; Folio: 121; Page: 10.

1911 Census: Bridge End, Bridge Street, Geddington
Henry William Reece; Aged 30; ironstone labourer – married 3 years
Edith Mary Reece (wife); Aged 21; b. Pipewell
Gladys Winifred Reece (daughter); Aged 3; b. Geddington
Sarah Forrest (mother-in-law); Aged 80; b. Messingham, Lincs.
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 8565; Schedule Number: 3.


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