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Ernest William EVELEIGH
« on: Friday 26 January 18 16:38 GMT (UK) »
I have just found some information for Ernest William Eveleigh born c.1887 Hemyock, Devon that he served in the Army during WW1  -  would greatly appreciate some help as I don't know where to go from here.  Thank you
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Harris. Manfield. Manning. Salter. Eveleigh.
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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #1 on: Friday 26 January 18 17:24 GMT (UK) »
Hello again BattyB

Is this him?

William E   (Brodie)  1885 in Battersea as per the 39 register ?
Ramsden (Stanley nr Wakefield) and Roo (Horsforth) in West Yorkshire, UK

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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #2 on: Friday 26 January 18 17:26 GMT (UK) »
Looks like the only Ernest Eveleigh that is registered
Ramsden (Stanley nr Wakefield) and Roo (Horsforth) in West Yorkshire, UK

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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #3 on: Friday 26 January 18 17:52 GMT (UK) »
Free BMD has Ernest William B Eveleigh born dec quarter 1887

does the B   indicate Brodie which would tie into the 39 register ?
Ramsden (Stanley nr Wakefield) and Roo (Horsforth) in West Yorkshire, UK

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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #4 on: Friday 26 January 18 18:24 GMT (UK) »
According to GRO Index "B" stood for Blackmore. No mother's maiden name recorded.

In 1891 Ernest recorded living with grandparents,  William and Emma Eveleigh,  at Lower Mackham, Hemyock. (In Wellington, Somerset, registration district)

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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #5 on: Friday 26 January 18 18:54 GMT (UK) »
Still living with grandparents in 1901.

In 1911 living as boarder in house hold of  John and Alice Harris, Upottery. Grand mother also present . Shown as  age 23, "widow".

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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #6 on: Friday 26 January 18 19:05 GMT (UK) »
FindMyPast has military records for Ernest William Eveleigh, Hemyock.

Is this where you discovered his military involvement?
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.

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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #7 on: Friday 26 January 18 19:10 GMT (UK) »
There's a possible reference in -

The Western Times, 1 Nov 1915
We are pleased to record that Ernest Eveleigh, of Upottery, has joined the Yeomanry.
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.

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Re: Ernest William EVELEIGH
« Reply #8 on: Friday 26 January 18 19:18 GMT (UK) »
Is it just info. re his army record you are seeking?

An Ernest Eveleigh, of Rawridge, married a Miss Agnes Mary Wyatt at Upottery on 28 Jan 1920.
(Western Times, 30 Jan 1920)
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.