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WATERFALL Ernest

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  • Name WATERFALL Ernest  [1
    Born 28 Jul 1871  Stockton, County Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Darlington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Milit-Beg 3 Jul 1890  Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ernest joined the Leicestershire Regiment on the 2 July 1890 as a Private. His Army no was 2822. On joining up Ernest's height was 5ft 5 inches, weight 118 lbs, with a chest of 35 inches. He had a fresh complexion, grey eyes and red hair and there were no distinctive marks.

      On the 8th September Ernest was promoted to the rank of Corporal. Then on the 6th May 1893 he was promoted to Lt Sergeant, and on the 18th May 1894 he was again promoted to Sergeant.

      On the 6th November 1896 Ernest was awaiting trial for Drunkeness, and on the 14th November 1896, he was convicted and his punishment was demotion back down to Private.

      On the 30th June 1897 Ernest was transffered to 1st Class Army Reserve, but was recalled to Army Servive on the 26 December 1899 as a Private. On the 19th january 1901 he was appointed Lance Corporal.

      Between the 7th February 1900 and the 20th June 1902 Ernest was stationed in Egypt.

      When Ernest ended his Army career, in 1902 he was back down to the rank of Private.
    Ernest Waterfall Military Papers
    Ernest Waterfall Military Papers (4)
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Little Warley, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Milit-End 1 Jul 1902 
    Milit-Beg 1 Jun 1915 
    • During the First World War Ernest joined the R.A.F. on the 1st June 1915, although his actual entry in the R.A.F. does not commence until the 18th May 1918. His official number was 185675 and he was a Clerk.

      On his R.A.F. papers he names his next of kin as Jane Houston and she is listed as his unmarried wife and is living at 240 Gladston Street, Nottingham
    Ernest Waterfall RAF Papers
    Ernest Waterfall RAF Papers (2)
    Milit-End 30 Apr 1920 
    Died 1952  Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    • Aged 80 years.
    Person ID I1033  Warwickshire Waterfalls
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2015 

    Father WATERFALL James,   b. 31 Mar 1834, 377 High Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1914, Trent College, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother RIDLEY Maria Jane,   b. 14 Dec 1838, Albbrough, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1908, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 02 Jun 1862  Durham Registry Office, Durham, County Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Family ID F225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Ernest Waterfall Army Papers 1890
    Ernest Waterfall Army Papers 1890

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Jennie Waterfall, Jennie Waterfall, (19 Jul 2009).

    2. [S9] Birth Indexes 1837 - Present, General Register Office, September 1871 Stockton 10a 126.

    3. [S34] 1881 Census, (Ancestry.co.uk), RG11., RG11/4885 Folio: 19 Page: 32 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S35] 1891 Census, (Ancestry.co.uk), RG12., RG12/1382 Folio: 106 Page: 16 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S2] Death Indexes 1837 - Present, General Register Office, March 1952 Nottingham 3c 334 (80 years).

    6. [S11] Marriage Indexes 1837 - Present, General Register Office, June 1862 Durham 10a 394.