William Frank Humphrey

First nameWilliam Frank
InitialsW F
Birth Town
Resided Town
Date of Death13/07/1916
FateDied from illness
RankBoy 2nd Class
Service NumberJ/53594
Duty Location
Campaign Medals
  • Victory Medal
  • British War Medal
  • Memorial Death Plaque Of WWI
ServiceRoyal Navy
  • Britain on the Remembrance Board at the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Maidstone
  • Sutton Road Cemetery, Maidstone Grave Reference Number 1 00 300

The family’s personal inscription on the CWGC headstone is “Gone but not forgotten”

parents: Minnie C. Humphrey, of 146, Milton St., Maidstone, and the late Frank Humphrey. William was born on 9/10/1900 at Maidstone. In 1901 the family lived at 24 Hartnup Street. Frank was an Asylum Attendant. By 1911 the family lived at 146, Milton St., Maidstone. Frank was 45 and Minnie 47. William was 10 in 1911.The parents had 5 children. William’s brother was Percy who died on 1st July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme, 13 days before William died – how dreadful for his mother.