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Reginald Minter

Male 1889 - 1963  (73 years)


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  • Name Reginald Minter 
    Born 6 Oct 1889  Huntingfield, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 8ABB6848F88649748EADBF90412EDA959889 
    Died 7 Feb 1963  Ipswich RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Reginald joined the RASC on 25 January 1916, aged 26 years 3 months, a farm steward of Manor Farm, Huntingfield, Halesworth, Suffolk.
      He served in France from 2 June 1917 to 21 July 1917 and in Mesopotamia from 22 July 1917 to 30 June 1918; then India from 9 July 1918 to 20 April 1919. Service no. 316294.
      A later address was The Vicarage, Ubbeston, Yoxford, Suffolk.
      Reginald developed varicose veins and debility as a result of his service and was awarded a pension of 8s 3d, to be reviewed in 52 weeks.

      1939 Register: at 61 Colchester Road, Ipswich C.B., Suffolk
      Minter, Reginald born 6 Oct 1889, married, grocer (shop keeper)
      Minter, Ethel M born 20 Apr 1891, married, unpaid domestic duties
      Minter, Brenda J born 1 Jan 1922, single, student teacher
      Minter, Basil R born 23 Dec 1923, single, at school
      --- 1 closed record ---
      BENTLEY, Agnes E born 30 Oct 1890, married, unpaid domestic duties.

      The following is taken from a document written by Nick Metcalfe, October 2011:
      Born in 1889 at Huntingfield, Suffolk. A farm steward at Manor Farm, Huntingfield. Enlisted 25 January 1916 into the Army Service Corps and was posted to the Army Reserve. Mobilised 21 April 1917 and posted to the Army Service Corps Mechanical Transport Reserve Depot, Grove Park, Lewisham. To France 22 June 1917 on route to Mesopotamia (Iraq) with 954 Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps (a general service mechanical transport company of the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force driving Ford vans). Embarked for Mesopotamia 22 July 1917. Embarked for India 30 June 1918. Served in India from 9 July 1917. Embarked for England 10 February 1919, arriving 20 April 1919. Discharged under King's Regulations Paragraph 392 as 'no longer physically fit for war service due to sickness' (varicose veins) 20 May 1919. Lived at Yoxford, Suffolk. Died in 1963 at Ipswich, Suffolk.

      From England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 at Ancetsry.com:
      Minter Reginald of 73 Bixley Road Ipswich died 7 February 1963 Probate Ipswich to Brenda Jean Minter spister Basil Robert Minter poultry farmer and Michael Alan Minter chartered accountant. Effects £15230 17s.
    Person ID I553  North Suffolk, Suffolk
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2016 

    Father Robert Minter,   b. Dec 1856, Huntingfield, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1916, Huntingfield, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth EVERRETT,   b. 8 Dec 1861, Cookley, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1943, Framlingham, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1880  Blything RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ethel May MOBBS,   b. 20 Apr 1891, Blything RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1980, Ipswich, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Jun 1920  Blything RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Brenda Jean Minter,   b. 1 Jan 1922, Blything RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 2003, Ipswich RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Basil Robert Minter,   b. 23 Dec 1923, Blything RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1989, Felixstowe, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Michael Alan Minter
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 20:26:00 
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Reginald Minter
    born 1889, Huntingfield, Suffolk

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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1889 Blything 4a/859.

    2. [S2] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1963 Ipswich 4b/1305.

    3. [S2] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1880 Blything 4a/993, as Robert Minter BUCKINGHAM.

    4. [S2] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1920 Blything 4a/2791.