H. C. Hunt
(Henry Charles Hunt)
Service no. G/50055
Lance Corporal, Middlesex Regiment, 11th Battalion
Died age 25 on 9 April 1917
Born in Lambeth; enlisted at Kingston; lived in Clapham
CWGC: “Son of Henry and Matilda Hunt, of Conway Street, Wandsworth Road, Lambeth; husband of Elizabeth Caroline Hunt, of 122 Bennerley Road, Northcote Road, Battersea, London.”
Remembered at Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Information from the 1911 census
Henry Charles Hunt, 20 in 1911, was the eldest child of Henry Hunt, 42, a painter’s labourer, and Matilda Hunt. 40. The couple had had 9 children, 7 surviving at the time of the census. The entire family was born in Lambeth.
Henry Charles Hunt, 20, a lift porter
Matilda Hunt, 18, a waitress
Maud Hunt, 16, an assistant in tea rooms
Rose Hunt, 14
Annie Hunt, 11
Lily Hunt, 7
Frederick Hunt, 4
Emma Maxter, a 50-year-old single ironer born in Lambeth, boarded with the family.
The Hunts lived in 4 rooms at 148 Wandsworth Road.