Lewis Huffer

WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

Lewis Huffer

         

Military History:        

 

Regiment:                               Not known

Rank:                                      Not known

Service Number:                    Not known

Date of Enlisting:                   22.11.1917

Date of death:                        23.7.1963

Cemetery/ Memorial:             Not known

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour

 

Lewis enlisted with the army on 22nd November 1917.  Nothing is known of his military history.  He survived the War and died on 23rd July 1963 I Whiteley House Whiteley Village, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:                2.12.1883

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Whiteley Village, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Marriage:                      3rd quarter 1912

 

Lewis was born on 2nd December 1883 in Ashwell, Hertfordshire, the second son of John and Emily (nee Huffer) Huffer.  He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylor School in Ashwell. 

The 1911 census shows him living in Battersea, London working as an electric wireman.

Lewis married May Chapman in the Wandsworth District in 3rd quarter 1912.  It appears they had no children as their respective wills leave their assets to Lewis’s eldest and only surviving brother, Frank. Lewis died on 23rd July 1963 I Whiteley House Whiteley Village, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, the same village in which his brother Walter had lived.

Two of Lewis’s brothers, Walter and Charles, served in the War and both survived.

 

Commentary:

 

Name:

Lewis Huffer

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:

Whiteley Village, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Death Date:

23.7.1963

Enlistment Place:

Not known

Rank:

Not known

Regiment:

Not known

Battalion:

Not known

Regimental Number:

Not known

Type of Casualty:

Survived

Theatre of War:

Not known

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