Project Description

14th Bn Hampshire Regiment

Killed in action 1/10/1917 aged 28 and buried in Westoutre British Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Born Portsmouth 1889, son of William and Sarah, brother of William, Thomas, Charles, George, Kate, Lilly and Daisy. In 1891 the family were living at 13 Regent St, Portsmouth and his father was working as a butcher, by 1901 his mother had died and the family had moved to Mills Rd and his father was now a journeyman butcher. By 1911 he had married his wife Matilda and had a child Irene who was born that year, and Augustus was working as a bartender.