Herbert Harry Vernon Ebert (1896–1969)


Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
10th Battalion

Herbert, born at Crich, was the son of a German father. He was employed as a coal miner. In 1918 his father was interned by the Aliens’ Advisory Committee, though was released before Christmas. Herbert enlisted in 1915, and was later attached to the Foresters. In 1918, he received a gunshot wound to the neck. Returning to Belper, he married Mary Pickering in 1921.

Medal Index Record
Awarded the Victory and British War medals.
[Recorded under the name of Bertii Ebert]

Service Record
Enlisted 9/12/15
10/09/18 Gun shot wound to his neck; awarded 20% disability
20/04/18 Medical record; aged 21 years 270 days; born Crich; miner; height 5ft 6in


1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Sarah A Sims Head(widow) 50   Crich
Polly Sims daughter 17 Sorter hosiery factory Crich
Herbert H Sims [Ebert] grandson 4   Crich

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1911: Belper

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Peter Ebert Head 40 General Enginer Germany
Rebecca Hannah Ebert wife 38   Crich
James William Ebert son 16 Wood machinist Nottingham
Herbert Harry Vernon Ebert son 14 Coal miner hewer Crich
Elsie Ivy Wilhelmina Ebert daughter 13   Crich
Albert Victor Sims Ebert son 11   Belper
Hope Glynn visitor 2 mo   Liverpool

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1939 Register: Nottingham Road, Belper
Herbert HV Ebert b.6 July 1896; stoker
Mary E Ebert b.9 November 1896
Gladys Phillis (Kerry, Ebert) b.1 January 1922; frame worker
Peter V Ebert b. 7 August 1931; school