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Mark Imber

Surname: Imber
Other names: Mark
Other people in this story:
Frank Imber
Mary Anna Imber née Hunt
James Hunt Imber
Locations in this story:
North Dublin, Ireland
Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Cabra, Dublin
Dublin Hospital
Layton Lane, Shaftesbury
Portsworth Road, Surbiton, Surrey
Hallowell Road, Northwood, Middlesex

Mark Imber was born in 1879 in Shaftesbury and baptised at Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury, on 29th August, 1879. He was the son of Frank Imber, a Butcher, and Mary Anna Imber (née Hunt). His siblings included James Hunt Imber (b.1886) who also served in the Household Cavalry during the war. The family lived at 2 Layton Lane, Shaftesbury. Mark's father died in 1900. Mark had left home by 1901 and was boarding at Cambridge Cottages, 1 Portsworth Road, Surbiton, Surrey, and working as a boat builder. He had moved by the time of the 1911 Census was single and living at 2 Marion Cottages, Hallowell Road, Northwood, Middlesex and working as a House Decorator. He enlisted in Northwood as a Private with the 6th Battalion of the Reserve Cavalry Regiment (5th & 12th Lancers) attached to the Household Cavalry of the Line (Service No. GS/10814) and served in North Dublin, Ireland. He died in Dublin Hospital of an unknown cause on 11th June 1915 and was buried at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Cabra, Dublin (grave id. CE.800). He is remembered on the Holy Trinity War Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury.  

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Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives
James Hunt Imber