WW1 Soldier Isaac HERBERT, also RASC. (General)

by Jefff @, West London, Middlesex, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 17:22 (71 days ago) @ Jefff

For completeness, here's Philip Herbert's brother Isaac in the later Census' which wern't posted in the prior thread;

1901 East Dean, Cinderford St John, Gloucestershire, England.
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Thomas Herbert Head M 56 Coal Hewer. Hewelsfield, Gloucestershire
Ellen Herbert Wife F 48 Bream, Gloucestershire
Tom Herbert Son M 22 Coal Hewer. Cinderford, Gloucestershire
Isaac Herbert Son M 20 Coal Hewer. Cinderford, Gloucestershire
Maud Herbert Daughter F 11 Ruspidge, Gloucestershire
Willie Herbert Son M 7 Cinderford, Gloucestershire


1911 East Dean, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Isaac Herbert Head M 30 Hotel Proprietor. East Dean, Gloucestershire
Edith Herbert Wife F 30 West Dean, Gloucestershire
Nora Herbert Daughter F 5 West Dean, Gloucestershire
Edith Herbert Daughter F 2 West Dean, Gloucestershire
Bessie Beddis Servant F 19 West Dean, Gloucestershire

The prior thread tells us Isaac married Edith Jones in 1905. GlosBMD gives a little more detail, and explains why no Parish Record. It seems the Herberts wern't Church-goers as there are no Baptism records for their children;

Marriage Details
Groom Surname Groom Forename Bride Surname Bride Forename District Parish Building Year Register Entry
HERBERT Isaac JONES Edith Forest of Dean Monmouth Register Office 1905 25 21

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FamilySearch also has this record regarding his WW1 Service, his Medal Index Card on Ancestry (freely available without a sub) confirms he was a Private in the RASC, but in a different unit to his brother Philip;

Jsaac Herbert
United Kingdom, World War I Service Records
Name Jsaac Herbert
Event Type Military Service
Event Year 1917
Residence Place Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
Age 35
Military Company/Regiment Royal Army Service Corps
Military Regiment M/284090
Military Battalion 971st Company
Birth Year (Estimated) 1881
Birthplace Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England

Citing this Record

"United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVB5-9FRJ)

I'm unable to access it, but fortunately his full Service Records have survived and are on Ancestry. Please can his entry on this site's Servicemen Database be amended to reflect this additional information.


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