Jack Edward Thrower1

M, #2521, b. Dec 1897, d. 31 Aug 1916
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FatherRobert Edward Thrower b. between 3 Apr 1857 and 1 Apr 1859
MotherEllen Hipperson b. between 3 Apr 1857 and 1 Apr 1859
     Jack Edward Thrower was born between 16 Sep 1894 and 14 Sep 1896 in Aspall, Suffolk, England.2 He was born between 3 Apr 1897 and 1 Apr 1899 in Debenham, Suffolk, England.3 His birth was registered in the Dec 1897 quarter in the Bosmere registration district.4 He was the son of Robert Edward Thrower and Ellen Hipperson. Jack Edward Thrower died on 31 Aug 1916 at age 18; During WW1.5 He was buried in a Commonwealth War Grave in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Somme, France; IV. B. 21.5,6

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
31 Mar 1901Robert Edward ThrowerJack Edward Thrower was listed as a member of the household of Robert Edward Thrower in the 1901 census in Aspall Green, Aspall, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Ellen Hipperson.7
2 Apr 1911Robert Edward ThrowerJack Edward Thrower was listed in the 1911 census in Hill Farm Cottage, Aspall, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Ellen Hipperson.3

Military History

  • Jack Edward Thrower began military service after enlisting in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.8
  • Between 15 Sep 1914 and 31 Aug 1916 Jack Edward Thrower was a Private, Serial Number 3649 and served in the 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Jack attested at Ipswich on 15th September, 1914 and was posted to the 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. On 15th December, 1914 Jack was discharged from the 9th Battalion as "Not likely to become an efficient soldier ...Defective Vision". His Military career had lasted 82 days. His Medal Card shows that he was awarded the Victory Medal and the British Medal.5,2,9
  • In 1919 Jack was awarded the Victory Medal.10
  • In 1919 Jack was awarded the British War Medal.10
  • He was commemorated on 24 Apr 1921 on The War Memorial, Aspall, Suffolk, England.11

Occupation

DateOccupation
15 Sep 1914Labourer2
Last Edited=29 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S160] Private papers of Suzie Morley, 2001 (unknown repository, unknown repository reference) "Temporary Citation following Data Crash, September 2013."
  2. [S250] WW1 Pension Record of Jack Edward Thrower, Suffolk Regiment, 15th September, 1915 (The National Archives) "unknown cd."
  3. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10708; Schedule Number: 60."
  4. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Dec 1897 Bosmere 4a 864."
  5. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/272737/."
  6. [S241] Website Roll Of Honour - Suffolk County Council (http://apps.suffolk.gov.uk/roll_of_honour).
  7. [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: 1."
  8. [S502] Soldiers Died In The Great War of unknown name of person, unknown military unit, 1914 - 1920 (Ancestry, Soldiers Died In WW1) "unknown cd."
  9. [S249] Medal Card of Jack E Thrower, Suffolk Regiment, 1914-1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "unknown cd."
  10. [S249] Medal Card of Jack E Thrower, Suffolk Regiment, 1914-1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll K/1/103 B17 Page 3309."
  11. [S422] Monumental inscription in the Church of (Inside the Church of St. Mary Of Grace) "unknown cd."