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Ernest and Frederick Waters
« on: July 09, 2008, 12:28:09 PM »
Hello everybody,
I think i have found 2 of my gt grandfather brothers from ww1 everything fits except can't find any next of kin or confirmation of parentage. Hopefully you guys might just be able to help.

Ernest Waters
service no 32057, Manchester regiment
KIA 1918
buried at Reincourt-les-Bapaume
on the war memorial at Hale
 
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Frederick Percy Waters
service no 36207, Egypt Royal Army Medical Corps (might have started of in the Manchesters)
KIA  1917
buried at Alexandria (Hadra) war memorial cemetery
on the war memorial at Altrincham

that era of my family all hail from ashton on Mersey,Altrincham and surrounding areas.

Many thanks
Malcolm Waters

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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2008, 12:33:41 PM »
Meant to say thanks to Timberman for the info on Ernest.

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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2008, 01:48:22 PM »
re frederick

he wasn't killed in action, he 'died' most likely from disease

and no mention of the Manchester regiment as well btw

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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2008, 04:47:00 PM »
Hi Malcolm,

Can we try a different tack?  Perhaps it would help you.

What was your Great Grandfathers full name, and do you know his parents names?

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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008, 06:22:14 PM »
Hi Wendi,Thanks for your help.

In the 1901 census

Francis J (44) and Martha Waters (44) nee Owen
Lived at
15 Stamford Street
Altrincham
sons
John J (21)
Charles (19) my Gt grandfather
Harry (15)
Fred Percy (14)
Ernest (12)

some time after the war (not quite sure how long after) Charles and John both bricklayers formed their own building company and moved to rugby road Pendleton and built a lot of houses in that area
Hope this helps
Malcolm


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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2011, 12:24:20 PM »
Hi Malcolm,
I am one of Ernest Waters Great Grandsons, on my Mothers side.
He was Husband of Gertrude & Father to Jimmy, Gracie & Sarah (my Grandmother).
They lived at 30 Laverton Place, Manchester.
Ernest was in the 1/8th Manchesters (Ardwick).
He served in Malta, Egypt, Gollipolli & France.
He was killed in action on the 30/08/1918, 3kms SE of Bapaume (Reincourt-Les-Bapaume).He is laid to rest at the "Manchester Cemetry" on the Bapaume to Peronne road (RN17).
Kind Regards,
Carl.

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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2011, 03:32:41 PM »
Hi Carl
First time today in months I've looked at this forum and low and behold I have a message ......... Great to hear Ernest had family not being in the Manchester area it has been very very hard trying to find anything out. My grandfather new a lot of the family  but I was young and was not really interested (always the case) so after my own military service I became interested, do you know anything about frederick and their 3 sisters ?? ........... I do have a family tree on Genes reunited if you are a member drop me a line from that one and I can let you see my family tree going back to samuel 1780

Best Wishes
Malcolm
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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2011, 11:23:49 PM »
it's good to get family's connected!

ernest's entry in soldiers died

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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2011, 12:35:16 PM »
Hi Malcolm,

I Only really know about my Grandmothers part of the family. I know her sister Gracie lived near Middleton, Manchester. Not sure where Jimmy lived. Next time I visit my mother, I will try to find out more.
My Uncle Mark (who is younger than me) & being the youngest son of my Grandmother, has been trying to
gather more info about Ernest. I will give him the forum address.
My Grandmother Sarah, had 5 children, 21 grand children, approx (lost count of cousins) 56 greatgrand chidren & approx (and again lost count of cousins), 81 great great grand children when she was alive. Sadly she died just a few years ago.

Best Wishes
Carl


Hi harribobs,

Thanks for the info,

Kinds Regards,
Carl


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Re: Ernest and Frederick Waters
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2021, 09:57:20 PM »
Hi Malcolm,

I now have some photos of my mother and siblings along with my Grandmother Grace (Ernest's wife) also a photo of Ernest and Grace either before the war or when he came home on leave around 1915.

Mark