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Alfred Henry BONATHAN

Male Abt 1888 - 1917  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name Alfred Henry BONATHAN  [1
    Born Abt 1888  Buckfastleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Commemoration Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), West Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 9

      In Memory of / Sapper ALFRED HENRY BONATHAN / 172113, 38th Div. Signal Coy., Royal Engineers / who died age 30 / on 31 July 1917 / Son of Mrs. T. Bonathan, of Toll Marsh, / Buckfastleigh, Devon; husband of Mrs. W. M. Bonathan, of 47 / Southside St., Plymouth /
      Remembered with honour /
      YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.
    Military Service
    • He gave his life during the First World War. BONATHAN, Alfred Henry, Initials: A. H. Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Sapper Regiment: Royal Engineers Unit Text: 38th Div. Signal Coy. Age: 30. Date of Death: 31/07/1917 Service No: 172113. Son of Mrs. T. BONATHAN, of Toll Marsh, Buckfastleigh, Devon; husband of Mrs. W. M. BONATHAN, of 47 Southside St., Plymouth. Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 9. Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.
    Died 31 Jul 1917  Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), West Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In Memory of / Sapper ALFRED HENRY BONATHAN / 172113, 38th Div. Signal Coy., Royal Engineers / who died age 30 / on 31 July 1917 / Son of Mrs. T. Bonathan, of Toll Marsh, / Buckfastleigh, Devon; husband of Mrs. W. M. Bonathan, of 47 / Southside St., Plymouth /
      Remembered with honour /
      YPRES (MEMIN GATE) MEMORIAL
    Notes 
    • He married Winifred M. CANN in 1915 (Index) ; they were living at 47 Southside St., Plymouth at the time of his death. [1, 2]
    Person ID I4063  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2014 

    Father Thomas BONATHAN,   b. Abt 1849, Buckfastleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1917  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth NOSWORTHY,   b. 14 Oct 1851, Buckfastleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 14 Oct 1951  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1872  Holy Trinity Church, Buckfastleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Banns of marriage between Thomas BONATHAN, Bachelor, and Elizabeth NOSWORTHY, Spinster, both of this parish were published on 7 April 1872 at Buckfastleigh.

      Thomas BONATHAN, age 23, Bachelor, Fitter, residing Buckfastleigh, son of William BONATHAN, Labourer; married Elizabeth NOSWORTHY, age 20, Spinster, residing Buckfastleigh, daughter of William NOSWORTHY, Labourer. Married after Banns in the Parish Church, Buckfastleigh, on 27 April 1872. Both signed the register. Witnessed by George WOODLEY and Ann HOSKIN. [Ann HOSKIN would have been her sister.] [3, 4]
    Address 1881  [5
    3 Plymouth Rd., Cottage, Buckfastleigh, Devon 
    Address 1891  [6
    11 Toll Marsh Cottage, Buckfastleigh, Devon 
    Address 1901  [7
    Plymouth Rd., Buckfastleigh, Devon 
    Address 1911  [8
    Toll Marsh, Buckfastleigh, Devon 
    Family ID F1158  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    BONATHAN
    BONATHAN

    In Memory of
    SAPPER ALFRED HENRY BONATHAN
    172113, 38th Div. Signal Coy., Royal Engineers
    who died age 30
    on 31 July 1917
    Son of Mrs. T. Bonathan, of Toll Marsh
    Buckfastleigh, Devon; husband of Mrs. W. M. Bonathan, of 47
    Southside St., Plymouth
    Remembered with honour
    YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


  • Sources 
    1. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    2. [S28] Website: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org).

    3. [S1015] Register of Marriage Banns.

    4. [S106] Parish Register, Buckfastleigh, Devon.

    5. [S71] Census of England, 1881.

    6. [S193] Census of England, 1891.

    7. [S120] Census of England, 1901.

    8. [S579] Census of England, 1911, (1 April 1911).


  

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