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Bertie Ernest Minter

Male 1893 - 1917  (~ 24 years)


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  • Name Bertie Ernest Minter 
    Born Mar 1893  St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 27 Feb 1895  Christ Church, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID 936C82A6141540B59E3D1304CFE9552266A6 
    Died 24 Nov 1917  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Bertie joined the National Union of Railwaymen on 28 May 1914.

      Bertie was a Private number 515520 in the London Regiment (London Scottish) 1st/14th Bn. He joined the regiment at Derby on 14 April 1917. At that date he was 22 years 11 months old, a station porter living at 49 Cross Road, Unstone, Sheffield. Next of kin was Rachael (Joseph having been crossed out) Minter, mother, of 192 Great College Street, Camden Town, St Pancras, London. He served in France from 17 July 1917 and was killed in action on 24 November 1917. He was awarded the British War and Victory medals.

      Bertie's army service record is online at findmypast.co.uk.

      He is remembered at the Cambrai Memorial, Louveral.

      Bertie's name appears in a list of railway employees killed in the first world war.
    Person ID I135  Thorpe le Soken, Essex
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 

    Father Joseph Minter,   b. Mar 1848, Christchurch, Southwark, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1917, St Pancras South Infirmary, Pancras Road, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Rachel GREEN,   b. 13 Apr 1850, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1926, Pancras RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1874  All Souls, St Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Bertie Ernest Minter (1893 - 1917)
    Bertie Ernest Minter (1893 - 1917)
    National Union of Railwaymen register

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1893 Pancras 1b/13.

    2. [S33] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, September 2009.

    3. [S7] Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    4. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1874 St Marylebone 1a/938. Date & place from IGI.