Frederick James Milburn, 18911934 (aged 42 years)

Name
Frederick James /Milburn/
Given names
Frederick James
Surname
Milburn
Birth
Death of a paternal grandfather
Burial of a paternal grandfather
Birth of a sister
Birth of a sister
Census
Birth of a brother
Death of a maternal grandfather
Death of a paternal grandmother
Census
Occupation
Drapers Apprentice
April 2, 1911 (aged 19 years)
Occupation
Corporal 4th Yorks Regiment
February 9, 1916 (aged 24 years)
Note: Service Number 206000
Death of a brother
Cause: Killed in action during the Battle of the Somme
Occupation
Sergeant 4th Yorkshire Regiment (Journyman Draper)
February 5, 1918 (aged 26 years)
Military
UK, WWI Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923
February 20, 1919 (aged 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
Death of a father
Burial of a father
Address: All Saints Parish Church
Burial of a mother
Address: All Saints Parish Church
Probate
Death of a mother
Occupation
Grocer and Draper
February 16, 1934 (on the date of death)
Death
Cause of death: Acute Lobar Pneumonia
Address: Noth End, Hutton Rudby
Informant: Minnie Eden (aged 48 years) — sister-in-law
Burial
Address: All Saints Church
Probate
Family with parents
father
James Milburn, Mary Burdon and Sarah Isabella Milburn gravestone Hutton Rudby
18581921
Birth: 1858 43 32 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: January 17, 1921Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
mother
Mary Milburn.jpg
18571930
Birth: September 17, 1857 28 24 Ingleby Greenhow, Yorkshire, England
Death: October 11, 1930Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Marriage Marriage1885Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
18 months
elder brother
tommilburn0001.JPG
18861964
Birth: June 27, 1886 28 28 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: November 6, 1964Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
4 years
elder brother
Reginald Milburn.JPG
18891916
Birth: 1889 31 31 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: September 16, 1916
2 years
himself
fred.JPG
18911934
Birth: May 20, 1891 33 33 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: February 16, 1934Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
3 years
younger sister
Sarah Milburn
18941991
Birth: July 11, 1894 36 36 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: January 27, 1991Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
4 years
younger sister
18981978
Birth: January 27, 1898 40 40 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: 1978
4 years
younger brother
19021984
Birth: May 26, 1902 44 44 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: February 1984Cleveland, England
Family with Isabella Gerard Meldrum Eden
himself
fred.JPG
18911934
Birth: May 20, 1891 33 33 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: February 16, 1934Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
wife
Isabella_Gerard_Meldrum_Eden.jpg
18901968
Birth: December 21, 1890 37 38 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: March 19, 1968Coleraine, Northern Ireland
daughter
Private
daughter
joyce.jpg
19201990
Birth: July 1, 1920 29 29 Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
Death: November 22, 1990Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England
son
Private
son
Private
Birth
Census
Census
Occupation
Occupation
Occupation
Military
Occupation
Death
Probate
Occupation

Service Number 206000

Note

The quiet little village on 21 Aug 1918 was Millencourt. What he failed to say was that they were about to assemble that night for some very tough fighting at Albert. Fifty one men were killed between 22nd and 27th.

Frederick James Milburn
Born May 1891
24 DEC 1914
Fred sends postcard to friend wishing him a “Happy & Joyous Yuletide”. Picture on postcard is of Fred in uniform with his cap beside him. The badge on the cap is of the Green Howards. There are no “stripes” on Fred’s uniform so assume he was a “private”.
Early 1916
Fred Marries in Yorkshire
http://www.nryonline.co.uk/pictures/becky/bellafred.jpg
4 AUG 1916
Note stating “Admittance to camp hereby granted to friends of Corpl Milburn”. Hipswell Camp, Captain (?) Lee, Commanding ‘A’ Coy, 2/4 Yorks.
Date unknown - I've put it in this time frame based on the address.
Letter of condolence sent to Mr & Mrs Johnson regarding the death of their son Henry.
He writes his address as:
2 M Stores
2/4 Yorks Ry
Hepswell Camp
Catterick
Yorkshire
19 NOV 1917
Fred writes letter sent to his sister Sarah. He writes his address as
C’ Coy 4th Res. Yorks Regt.
Sutton on Hull
Fred writes that he hopes to get a weekend pass soon and that although the “percentage allowed is small” he thinks that “a little diplomacy and tact may facilitate matters”.
9 JUN 1918, France
Fred writes a letter to Sarah, he states his address for posting letters to as:
No. 2 Platoon A. Coy 7th Buffs, B.E.F
15 AUG 1918
Fred writes to Sarah, he informs her that he is “now a Sgt. again. That is to say I have got made full rank which being on the field will be substantive”
21 AUG 1918
Fred writes to Sarah, he tells her he has rejoined his battalion in “a quiet village somewhere in France.”
Fred mentions a “Sgt. of this battalion who was in the same hut as me at the 11th Stationing Hospital”.
DEC 1918
Christmas Card sent from Heatherdene convalescent home in Harrogate