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Alfred Stanley Minter

Male 1891 - 1924  (33 years)


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  • Name Alfred Stanley Minter 
    Born 2 Sep 1891  Herne Bay, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 30 Oct 1891  Christchurch, Herne Bay, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID 8B43FC67CC9F47F2B6045C8C25860A3C6873 
    Died 24 Sep 1924  Herne Bay, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • An addition to the family gravestone in Herne Bay Cemetery bears the following inscription:
      IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ ALFRED SYDNEY MINTER/ DIED SEPT. 24TH 1924/ AGED 33 YEARS./ ALSO/ SYDNEY MINTER/ KILLER IN FRANCE/ MAY 18TH 1918/ AGED 19 YEARS
      Source: UK National Inventory of War Memorials at Imperial War Museum website, April 2006.

      It's not known why the name is shown as Alfred Sydney Minter, unless the birth registration index is wrong.

      The following web address indicates that as Stanley Minter, Alfred Stanley was in Canada in 1915:
      http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=minter&s2=&s3=&Sect4=AND&l=20&Sect1=IMAGE&Sect2=THESOFF&Sect5=CEF6PEN&Sect6=HITOFF&d=CEF6&p=1&u=http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/cef/001042-100.01-e.html&r=1&f=G
      The record is of Attestation papers on joining the Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Force on 15 June 1915:
      Name: Stanley Minter, Birthplace: Herne Bay, Kent, England, Next of kin: John Minter, 23 Sunnyside, Herne Bay, Kent, Eng. (father), Date of birth: 2/9/1891, Occupation: painter, Previous military service: Territorial Buffs, Age: 23 years 9 months, Height: 5ft 8 ins, Chest 38 ins, range of expansion 2 ins, Compexion: ruddy, Eyes: blue, Hair: red, Religion: Church of England.

      As Stanley Minter, Alfred made two trips to England from Canada in 1922 and 1923 (from Ancestry.com.au - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960):
      1. arrived 5 December 1922 from Quebec on the 'Empress of Britain', aged 31 a decorator.
      2. on 1 May 1923 from St John, New Brunswick on the 'Empress of Britain', aged 31 a decorator.
      On both occasions the UK address was 23 Mortimer St, Herne Bay, Kent.

      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 (at Ancestry.co.uk, Nov 2010):
      MINTER Alfred Stanley of 23 Mortimer-street Herne Bay Kent died 24 September 1924 Administration London 21 October 1924 to John Harrison Minter wheelwright. Effects £693 0s 3d.
    Person ID I2570  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2014 

    Father John Harrison Minter,   b. 24 Dec 1864, Herne Bay, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1937, Cottage Hospital, Herne Bay, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Annie DOWLING,   b. Abt 1867, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1948, 23 Mortimer Street, Herne Bay, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1888  St Matthias, Earls Court, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Married by license. John Harrison Minter, 23, bachelor, mariner of 4 Penywern Road, father Henry Minter, assessor (deceased). Annie Dowling, 21, spinster of 4 Penywern Road, father Alfred William Dowling, painter (deceased). Both signed full names. Witnesses Harry Dowling, Sarah Col---.
    Family ID F254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1891 - Herne Bay, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1924 - Herne Bay, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Alfred Stanley Minter (1891 - 1924)
    Alfred Stanley Minter (1891 - 1924)
    Discharge from the Royal Artillery in 1920.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1891 Blean 2a/814.

    2. [S5] Cliff Minter (Reliability: 3).
      from Christ Church, Herne Bay Parish Register, April 2006.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 33, Q3 1924 Blean 2a/907.

    4. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1888 Kensington 1a/219

    5. [S108] London Metropolitan Archive at Ancestry.co.uk, October 2009 and later.