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Early Life :On the census record of 1911 and in the original contribution record at United Grand Lodge, he is named Ernest Sydney possibly indicating he preferred to be called Sydney as he is described later by the Lodge. He was married to Mary Louisa circa 1901, resident at Ronaldkirk, Darlington 1911 with daughter Mary Elizabeth (b.1902), and son Stanley Arthur Francis (b.1904).
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
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|Action : War Survivor|
Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.
Probate HAWTHORNE Ernest Sydney of The Vicarage Brampton Cumberland died 30 Decemeber 1949 Probate Carlisle 14 February to Mary Elizabeth Hawthorne spinster. Effects £2072 16s. 4d.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Barnard No. 1230 E.C.||Durham|
7th May 1909
4th June 1909
2nd July 1909
Upon his initiation in 1909 it is shown in the lodge contribution record that he was a Surgeon from Ronaldkirk. He is included on the Barnard Lodge Roll of Honour - as a war survivor he is not listed in the Masonic 1921 Book or the 1940 scroll. His war service is probably through the entire course of the war, having been recorded absent/arrears in 1914 and then w.s. for war service for 1915-1918.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley