Capturing Cambridge
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By Dormskirk - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org

123 Cherry Hinton Road, 10 Beauclare Terrace

History of 123 Cherry Hinton Road

1901:

William Porter

Martha

Ernest, 21, tailor, born Cambridge

Horace,

Charles,

Ruth,

George,

Mabel

1911:

William Porter, 57, tailor, born London

Martha, 57, (7 children), born Cambridge

Horace, 29, painter, born Cambridge

Charles, 27, college servant, born Cambridge

Ruth, 26, tailoress, born Cambridge

Mabel, 20, mother’s help, born Cambridge

George, 16, baker man boy,  born Cambridge

George Edward Porter, b 1895, was a private with 1st Bttn Cambridgeshire Regiment. He was killed on 14/10/1916 in France probably in the successful attack on the Schwaben Redoubt near Thiepval. He was buried in Mill Road cemetery Cambridge and his father was given a war gratuity of £9.

Arthur Ernest Bright, b 1896, was an apprentice ironmonger in 1911. He enlisted on 13/10/1914 and became a lance sergeant with the 1/1st Bttn Camb Reg.

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