HUNSTONE, William Henry


Rank: Major (previously promoted 2nd Corporal 1.2.1915)

Year of death: 1919

Date of birth: QE Mar 1874

Date of death: 18.2.1919

Place of death:

Service number: Deal/406/S

Regiment: General List

Enlisted 3.10.1914, 2nd Field Company Divisional Engineers MEF 1.3.1915-4.7.1915 Dysentery. Invalided to UK 22.10.1915. Discharged to Civil Employment 31.12.1915 District Electrical Engineer GCR, Victoria Street, Nottingham. Died from influenza after discharge at Newcastle, age 45.
Incorrect information on Find My Past, including year of birth given as 1880 not 1874. Also states he is not listed by CWGC even though he is actually buried in a CWGC grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section K
CWGC grave

Where remembered?: Buried in CWGC grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1874 in Salford, Lancashire. 1881, 1891 & 1901 census living with his parents, William Henry (Mechanical Engineer) & Mary Ann Hunstone at 339 Lower Broughton Road, Broughton, Lancashire + several siblings. 1911 census William is an Electrical Engineer, staying with Samuel Fay (Railway Manager) at Woodbank, Gerrards Cross, Bucks. 1914 Next of Kin listed as Mrs Hopton, 20 Westbourne Grove, Scarborough.


Major/W H HUNSTONE/General List/18th February 1919.

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