Herbert Merchant

Driver

 

Army Service Corps T/313589  
Royal Army Service Corps T/313589 838 HT Coy

Notes
Born 1876 at Whatstandwell, died 1938 Barton District, Lancashire

Army Service Record
Herbert attested 27th November 1915 at Matlock aged 38 years 11½ months a married hosiery washer and quarryman into ASC T/313589. Address 3 Chapel Grove, Urmstone, Manchester. Height 5ft 5½. Next of kin , wife Sarah Emma Merchant Nr Yew Tree, Holloway; married 3rd December 1898 at Belper. Children – Violet April 1899 Holloway, Archie Stanley 1900 Sheffield, Olive Vera 1902 Sheffield, Gladys 1906 Sutton in Ashfield, Harold 1912 Nottingham, Dorothy 1913 Belper.
27/11/15 Attested
27/11/15 To Army Reserve
10/04/17 Mobilized
10/04/17 Lancashire Fusiliers posted
10/04/17 ASC Driver
11/04/17 Joined ASC 2 Woolwich
27/04/17 Transferred to 838 Coy ASC HT from No 2 (Depot) Coy ASC Woolwich

Born Whatstandwell, coal miner
Demobbed 04/03/19

CENSUS INFORMATION

1881 Whatstandwell, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Merchant Head 53 Agent Leicester
Betsy Merchant wife 49   Bonsall
James Merchant son 21 Wool sorter Hartsay
Samuel Merchant son 14 Scholar Pentrich
Mary Merchant daughter 12 Scholar Whatstandwell
Betsy Merchant daughter 9 Scholar Whatstandwell
Herbert Merchant son 4 Scholar Whatstandwell
Mary Bond visitor (widow) 66   Bonsall

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1891 Whatstandwell, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Merchant Head 63 Coal merchant Leicester
Betsy Merchant wife 60   Bonsall
Samuel Merchant son 24 Labourer Ripley
Mary Merchant daughter 21 Hosiery machinist Whatstandwell
Betsy Merchant daughter 19 Hosiery machinist Whatstandwell
Herbert Merchant son 14 machine boy Whatstandwell

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1901 93 Neill Road, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Herbert Merchant Head 24 Stone quarryman Whatstandwell
Emma Merchant wife 24   Holloway
Violet A Merchant daughter 2   Holloway
Arthur S Merchant son 6 mo   Sheffield

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1911 5 Hardwick St., Sutton-in-Ashfield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Herbert Merchant Head 34 Railway drayman Whatstandwell
Sarah Emma Merchant wife 34   Lea Wood
Violet Annie Merchant daughter 12 School Holloway
Arthur Stanley Merchant son 10 School Ecclesall Bierlow
Olive Vera Merchant daughter 8 School Ecclesall Bierlow
Gladys Merchant daughter 4   Sutton in Ashfield

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