NameErnest Percy OGDEN , G Uncle
Birth6 Mar 1886, Manchester, Lancashire, England3,18
Baptism18 Apr 1886
Death22 Oct 1915
Burial27 Oct 1915
OccupationSoldier
FatherJarvis Marshall OGDEN (1850-1912)
MotherElizabeth Martin COUPE (1860-~1943)
Spouses
Birthabt 1890, Manchester, Lancashire, England
Marriage8 Feb 191519
Notes for Ernest Percy OGDEN
In the January to March 1886 birth index, Ernest Percy Ogden, Chorlton, volume 8c page 913.

Parish Records St. Mary’s Hulme
Born March 6, 1886 baptized April 18, 1886 Ernest Percy Ogden, parents Jarvis Marshall Ogden and Elizabeth Ogden, of 6 Raglan Street, father is a police constable.

In the 1891 census Moss Side civil parish, St Clement ecclesiastical parish, Chorlton district, Hulme sub district at 106 Warwick Street.
Listed as Jarvis M. Ogden, Police Constable, age 40, born Manchester.
Mother? Elizabeth Ogden age 30, born Egmanton, Nottinghamshire.
Son Ernest P. Ogden age 5, born Manchester.
Son Jarvis M. Ogden age 3, born Manchester.
Son Maurice Wm. Ogden age 1, born Manchester.
Also 2 lodgers

In the 1901 census civil parish South Manchester, Ecclesiastical parish, Rusholme Holy Trinity, Registration district Chorlton, sub district Ardwick living at 16 Duke St.
Jarvis M. Ogden age 50 born at Manchester, police officer.
Wife Elizabeth Ogden age 40 born at Egmanton, Nottingham.
Son Ernest P. Ogden age 15 Telegraph Messenger.
Son Jarvis M. Ogden age 13, errand boy tobacconist.
Son Maurice W. Ogden age 11. Son Louis L. (or S) Ogden age 8.
Daughter Hilda L. Ogden age 5. Son Arthur Ogden age 3.
Daughter Olive Ogden age 1.
Boarder Annie Smith widow age 43 born at Laxton, Nottingham, living on own means.
Daughter (presumably of Annie Smith) Edith Smith age 5 born in Manchester.
All children were born in Manchester.

His Military records state the following
Ernest Ogden Regimental Number 472 Manchester Regiment
Parish of Hulme
age 20 years 2 months
Trade: Butcher’s assistant
Height 6’ 1” 149 lbs.
Complexion: fresh, Eyes: grey, hair: brown
Church of England
Scar of scald back of right leg
Attested May 24, 1905
Joined at Ashton-U-Lyne May 27, 1905
posted private July 26, 1905
appointed L/Cpl 12-11-05
4 Bn Awarded Class 1 Service pay at 6d 13-11-05
1st posted Nov 06
awarded 1st G C badge 27-5-07
Reverts to Pte 11-5-08
Forfeits 1 GC 11-5-08
Reverts to ??? Serv. Pay at 4 11-5-08 (Mus)
??? GC I service pay at 6 18-9-08 (Mus)
Transferred to Army reserve with his consent before the expiration of his period of Army Service 25/8/1910
Appointed Unpaid L Corp 10-4-1911
mobilized Ashton-u-Lyne 5 Aug 1914 posted to 3/Battn on that date
Manch Regt posted l/Cpl 27-8-14
discharged LC 17-6-15
At home 29-5-15 to 6-11-06
India 7-11-06 to 10-3-14
Home 11-3-14 to 26-8(or 9)-14
France 27-8-14 to 23-10-14
Home 24-10-14 to 17-6-15 total 10 years 22 days
Passed in Telegraphy 17-7-08
Passed class in instruction of Supply duties 1-8-12
Campaigned in Europe 1914
Gunshot wound in lower jaw.
Next of Kin
- Father Jarvis Marshall Ogden [2 lines of address are crossed out then a 3rd line] 7 Rawcliffe? at Moss Side
- brother Jarvis
- brother William
Married Gertrude Howard (or Howarth) Heys 8-2-15 at Chorlton
Witness T. Hill and Mary [or May] B. Ogden [Could this be Ernest’s sister in law Mary E. Ogden, Jarvis’ wife?]
Medical Report on an Invalid dated 27 April 1915
2nd Manchesters L/Cpl Ernest Ogden
Former Occupation Police Constable
Gunshot wound: displaced Lower Jaw Oct 21/14 occurred near La Bassee
During bayonet charge he received a bullet wound. The bullet entered the mouth and shattered the lower jaw on the right side, passing through side of face entering rt. shoulder.
during active service
His condition: Man is unable to eat solid food and cannot make cut? to Meat? except? with a few inscissors in front. He has lost one stone weight since injury. He has very little feeling however in rt. hand. Otherwise he is in pretty good health.
He had some bone splinters removed from his neck Nov 17, 1914.
He has lost all molars on right side from this injury.
Discharged as permanently unfit.
Medical Records
Arrived in India 28-11-06
Inoculations ???ulgherry ?-12-06
Kampti 29-10-08 21-10-11 to 28 -10-11Paffetace?? fever
Amritsar 21-12-11
Dalhousie? 13-6-12 to26-7-12 Tonsillitus
Dalhousie 17-8-12 to 26-9-12 Tonsillitis
Joined 4th Btn Manchester Reg’t

A probable entry in the 1911 census Ernest Ogden, single, age 25, born Manchester, Private 1st Bn Manchester Regt., address Kamptee, overseas military.

Medal Card E. Ogden 2/Manch R. L/Cpl/ Reg No 472 Qualifying date 27.8.14 Discharged
Victory Medal , British Medal, 14 Star

War Gratuity of Soldiers Dying after Discharge
Ernest Percy Ogden, 1st Manchester Regiment, Lance Corporal regimental number 472, discharged June 17, 1915, died October 22, 1915, gratuity 5 pounds to Gertrude H.

In the October to December 1915 death index is an Ernest P. Ogden age 28?[the last digit is illegible], Chorlton district, Lancashire, volume 8c page 847.

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Buried October 27, 1915
Southern Cemetery, Chorlton-cum-Hardy
Metropolitan Borough of Manchester
Greater Manchester, England
Notes for Gertrude Howarth (Spouse 1)
A possible match in the 1901 census 19 Kersal Road, Prestwich, Lancashire.
Head Hezekiah Heys, age 39, wheelwright, born Bury Lancashire.
Wife Mary Heys, age 38, born Burton on Trent, Staffordshire.
Daughter Gerty Heys, age 11, born Manchester, Lancashire.
Son Hezekiah Heyes, age 8, born Manchester.

In the 1911 census 26 Athol Road, Alexandra Park, Manchester S.W., Chorlton district, Didsbury subdistrict.
Gertrude Howarth Heys, servant, single, age 21, born Manchester.
She is living with the Jones family, Edward, Lilian, Winifred, Edward Dalby and Philip Geoffrey Dalby.

Listed in the January to March 1915 marriage index, Ernest P. Ogden and Gertrude H. Heys, Chorlton district, Lancashire, volume 8c, page 1258.

It is a possibility Gertrude remarried as in the January to March 1920 marriage index, there is a Gertrude H. Ogden and William Paice, Chorlton, Lancashire, volume 8c, page 1570.
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