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Ernest Minter

Male 1906 - 1942  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name Ernest Minter 
    Born Jan 1906  24 Tower Street, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 1 Feb 1906  St Bartholomew's , Dover Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID 9013AD33EB524ED2AE8EDB7E78A4FDEA78BC 
    Died 28 Aug 1942  Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Aft 28 Aug 1942  Charlton next Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • The following is from http://www.doverwarmemorialproject.org.uk/Casualties/WWII/SurnamesMtoZ.htm

      "Ernest Minter, 1788252, of 14 Wyndham Road, Dover, was in the Royal Artillery, 559 Coast Regiment. He died at the age of 36 on 25 August * 1942, at the Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex

      He is buried at Charlton, Dover, United Kingdom. Section 2.T, Grave 29. Mourners included his mother, Mr and Mrs G and Mr and Mrs C Minter, brothers and sisters-in-law, and Mrs A Archer, Mr and Mrs J Matticks, Mr and Mrs W riley, and Mr and Mrs Pittocks, sisters and brothers-in-law

      He was the son of George and Jessie Alice Minter, from Dover"

      * The above is accompanied by three newspaper cuttings, two of which give the date of death as 28 August. The latter date also appears in the National Probate Calendar entry below and has been adopted here.

      From England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 at Ancestry.com:
      Minter Ernest of 14 Wyndham Road Dover died 28 August 1942 on war service Administration Llandudno 30 November to Jessie Alice Minter widow. Effects £161 18s 1d.
    Person ID I2003  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2014 

    Father George Minter,   b. 14 Mar 1864, High St, Milton nr Sittingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1929, Dover Union, 200 Union Road, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Jessie Alice KNOWLER,   b. 5 Mar 1878, Barnsole, Staple, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1968, Buckland Hospital, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 28 May 1898  Staple, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married by banns. George Minter, 32, bachelor carter of Charlton by Dover, father George Minter, labourer; Jessie Alice Knowler, 21, a spinster of Barnswell, Staple, the daughter of Thomas Knowler (and Hannah nee Laws), labourer. George marked, Jessie signed. Witnesses Thomas Knowler (mark) and Hannah Fagg (sign).

      Witness at Charlton by Dover on 9 September 1925.
      Living at 14 Wyndham Road, Dover in 1932. Died as the widow of George Minter. a labourer/driver (Corporation).
    Family ID F443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1906 - 24 Tower Street, Dover, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 28 Aug 1942 - Charlton next Dover, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Ernest Minter
    Ernest Minter
    Gravestone in Charlton Cemetery, Dover, Kent

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1906 Dover 2a/1123.

    2. [S5] Cliff Minter.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      CWGC has Ernest as a WW2 casualty. Gunner, no. 1788252, Royal Artillery, 559 Coast Regt.. Died aged 36 on 25 Aug 1942. Buried in Dover cemetery, Sec. 2.T. Grave 29.
      Aged 36 Q3 1942 Edmonton 3a/800

    4. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1898 Eastry 2a/1989.