Ernest Alfred Colwell

07/12/1898 - 01/06/1916

  • Forename(s): Ernest Alfred
  • Surname: Colwell
  • Date of Birth: 07/12/1898
  • Place of Birth: Shere, Surrey
  • Nationality: British
  • Country of Death: Denmark
  • Father: Albert Colwell
  • Mother: Agnes Colwell (nee Avenell)
  • Date of Baptism: 26/02/1899
  • Date of Death: 01/06/1916
  • Age: 17
  • CWGC Age: 17
  • Service Type: Navy
  • Regiment/Unit: Royal Navy
  • Battalion, sub-unit or ship: HMS Tipperary
  • Rank: Signal Boy
  • Service Number: J/33607
  • Service record or other biographical information: Address in 1911 census: The Lodge, Barrow Hills, Longcross, Chertsey.Killed at the Battle of Jutland. Body not recovered for burial.
  • Census Years: 1901, 1911
  • IWM Life Story Link: https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6314953
  • Other Information: Son of Albert and Agnes Colwell, of The Lodge, Barrow Hills, Long Cross, Chertsey, Surrey.