Altrincham WW1 

John Edward Davenport

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Anson Bn.
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Naval Division - Anson Bn
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery
Town Memorial:Altrincham
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1893 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/198, the
son of John & Damaris Davenport (nee Smith).   Her marriage record states
'DEEMRISS'.    No trace of her birth registration apart from an 'un-named
female' - Warrington 1866.  [I am going with Damaris as that is what her
husband wrote in his own hand on the 1911 census return].

1901 Census - 7 Islington Street, Altrincham.    Son - aged: 8 - born:
Altrincham.   Head of household - John Davenport - Married - aged: 28
(should be 38) - occ: General Labourer for District Council - born:
Altrincham.   Also - Demarus Davenport - Wife - aged: 26 (should be 36) -
born: Altrincham.   Plus 3 sisters.

1911 Census -  40 Moss Lane Altrincham.    Son - aged: 18 - occ: General
Labourer - born: Altrincham.   Head of household - John Davenport - Married
- aged: 47 - occ: General Labourer - born: Hale.   Also - Demaris Davenport
- Wife - aged: 45 - born: Sankey Green, Lancashire.      Plus 1 younger

Employed by Richards Engineering Company, Broadheath.

Married Ethel Barkworth during the June quarter 1912 in the Bucklow R.D. -
ref: 8a/440.   The Barkworth family lived at 5 Atlantic Street,

John enlisted in July 1917.

Caught up in "Operation Michael", the final German offensive of WW1 that
commemnced on the 21st March 1918.   Death reported in the 17/05/1918
edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

He left a widow and two children.

Memorials found on:
St. Alban's (Broadheath)St. Alban's - Vicar's List
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
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