Samuel Shorten Arthur Wade1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

#12197, (15 January 1876-8 December 1914)
FatherJames William Wade9 (18 May 1837-)
MotherMaria Charlotte Smith9 (c 1838-c Dec 1927)
ChartsManthorpe Family - descendants
Read family - descendants
Smith family - descendants
Last Edited23 Jul 2013
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Samuel Shorten Arthur Wade was born on 15 January 1876 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.1,2,3,4,5,6,9 He was the son of James William Wade and Maria Charlotte Smith.9 Samuel lived in 1881 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.3,9 Samuel lived on 5 April 1891 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.4,9

Samuel Shorten Arthur Wade married Rosina Frances Pitt at St Nicholas' on Tuesday, 22 August 1899 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. They were 23 and 20 respectively.10,9 Samuel lived in 1901 at St Nicholas, Lincolnshire.6,9 He was a sergeant Lincolnshire Regiment - 1901 Census in 1901 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.9 Samuel lived in 1911 at Portsmouth, Hampshire. He resided in a military establishment.9 He was Battalion Sergeant Major - 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment in 1911 at Portsmouth, Hampshire.9 He was promoted 2nd Lieutenant - 2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment on 14 November 1914 at France.9

Samuel died on 8 December 1914 at Kemmel, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, at age 38.1,5,9 His body was interred in 1919. He has no known grave but is recorded on Le Touret Memorial.9


Rosina Frances Pitt (Jun 1879-15 Dec 1939)


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