Thursday, 3 May 2012

Herbert Harrowven - Ta'braxia Cemetery 1897

Herbert HARROWVEN (son of Thomas  Harrowven)  aged 24 years 9 months, born in Easton, Norfolk, Gunner, 17 Company, E.D.R.A (Eastern District Royal Artillery).

Died of Enteric Fever (Ingestion of food or water contaminated with the feces of an infected person) 17th December 1897 and buried Ta'braxia Cemetery 18th December 1897.

Height : 5 feet  6 ¾ inches tall

Weight : 151 pounds

Religion : C of E

Service
Home :    10th June 1895 – 4th November 1895
Gibraltar: 5th November 1895 – 28th October 1896
Malta :     29th October 1896 – 17th December 1897

Military discipline : Minor infringements in Great Yarmouth, Gibraltar and Malta(Delay in obeying an order, absent from  fatigue duty)



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