J Bainbridgel

John Morten Bainbridge 1885 – 1918

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http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/909515/BAINBRIDGE,%20JOHN%20M the certificate is free to download

RASC Regimental Badge RASC

 

Private Bainbridge photograph sent to Buxton Advertiser on 29th June 1918 following his death in India which had been reported earlier.
Private Bainbridge photograph sent to Buxton Advertiser on 29th June 1918 following his death in India which had been reported earlier.

John Bainbridge WW1 MedalJohn’s original WW1 Medal (2014) brought by a private collector.

http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery Grave: Rawalpindi Punjab

Pakistan (Plot 3. A22).

Rawalpindi Cemetery Plan

John M Bainbridge Postal Employment 1904John Bainbridge Postal Employment 1908John Bainbridge 1911 Census

John Martin Bainbridge
Born: 3rd June 1885 in Fairfield one of 9 Children.

John started school on 24th April 1893, his father is given as living at The Prince of Wales Hotel, Fairfield road
1901 Census: Lived @ 34 & 36 Spring Gardens Buxton.
Father: Joseph Walter Bainbridge a Coach Proprietor.

 

John's brother Thomas is in the photo
Bainbridge Coach outside the Prince of Wales Public House this photo was kindly supplied by Kathryn Salt the Grandaughter of Thomas Bainbridge who is in the photo

1902 John was a Trainee Postman in Buxton.

1904 John was an Assistant Postman in Buxton.

1907 John was still employed as a Postman in Buxton.

Cartoon of a Postman c1907
Cartoon of a Postman c1907

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1908 Postal records show John was still employed as a Postman in Buxton.
1911 Census: Living at 36a Spring Gardens aged 25yrs.
Occupation: Postman
1915: Attested 18th September. Private DM2/129563.
1915 address 8 Fairfield Road aged 30yrs 3mths.
Occupation: Postman.
Death: Died of Heatstroke.

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