Francis Ebenezer Balaam1

M, #1285, b. Sep 1898, d. 17 May 1918
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FatherEbenezer Balaam2 b. Jun 1867, d. Mar 1929
MotherAnn Thurlow2 b. between 31 Mar 1868 and 30 Mar 1870
     Francis Ebenezer Balaam also went by the name of Frank Balaam.3 He was born between 31 Mar 1898 and 30 Mar 1900 in Aspall, Suffolk, England.4 His birth was registered in the Sep 1898 quarter in the Hartismere registration district.5 He was the son of Ebenezer Balaam and Ann Thurlow.2 Francis Ebenezer Balaam died on 17 May 1918 in Somme, France, at age 19; during WW1.2 He was buried in a Commonwealth War Grave in Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, Somme, France; II. K. 15.2

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
31 Mar 1901Ebenezer BalaamFrancis Ebenezer Balaam was listed as a member of the household of Ebenezer Balaam in the 1901 census in Valley Cottages, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Ann Thurlow, Mary Ann Miller, Annie Margaret Balaam, Ernest Edward Balaam, Arthur William Balaam and Dorothy May Balaam.4
31 Mar 1901Ebenezer BalaamFrancis Ebenezer Balaam was listed as a member of the household of Ebenezer Balaam in the 1901 census in Valley Cottages, Aspall, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Ann Thurlow, Ernest Edward Balaam, Arthur William Balaam, Dorothy May Balaam and Annie Margaret Balaam.4
2 Apr 1911George SmithFrancis Ebenezer Balaam was listed as a Visitor in the household of George Smith in the 1911 census in Debenham, Suffolk, England.6

Military History

Last Edited=22 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S383] Soldiers Died In The Great War of Francis Ebenezer Balaam, Suffolk Regiment, 1914 - 1920 (Ancestry, Soldiers Died In WW1) "unknown cd."
  2. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/111218/."
  3. [S120] Monumental inscription in the Church of (Churchyard of St. Mary Magdalene) "unknown cd."
  4. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG13; Piece: 1763; Folio: 132; Page: 2."
  5. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Sep 1898 Hartismere 4a 879."
  6. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10753; Schedule Number: 111."
  7. [S502] Soldiers Died In The Great War of unknown name of person, unknown military unit, 1914 - 1920 (Ancestry, Soldiers Died In WW1) "unknown cd."
  8. [S357] Medal Card of Francis E Balaam, Suffolk Regiment, 1914-1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll K/1/103 B Page 197."