Octavious George Underwood, 1880–1915 (aged 34 years)
Octavious George Underwood was born at Long Eaton, Derbyshire. The birth was registered at Shardlow, Derbyshire in 1880.
His parents were Octavious Underwood, born at Dursley, Gloucestershire, in 1857, and Agnes Meakin, born at Chellaston, Derbyshire, in 1885 who married in 1895.
His paternal grandparents were George William Underwood, born at Atworth, Wiltshire in 1819, and Maria Lane, born in 1823.
Octavious George Underwood, like his father before him, sometimes had his first name spelt Octavious but sometimes also had his name spelt without the second 'o' as Octavius.
His birth was registered in 1880 at Shardlow, and he is listed on the 1881 UK Census at 2 months old with his parents in Derby, on the 1891 Census as a 10 year old scholar in Chelaston, and as a 20 year old labourer in a plaster mine whilst living with his parents at the home of his mother's father.
He married Charlotte S Widdlson at Basford, Derbyshire in 1913.
During the first world war he joined the 1st Battalion of the Grenadier Guards (Private 10535) but died in France on 10 March 1915.
**1880 Birth ** UK index of births. Oct to Dec 1880. Shardlow, Vol 7b, Page 443. Underwood Octavious George.
1881 UK Census 6 Wellington Street, Derby.
1891 UK Census. RG12Piece2721Folio35Page7 Shedule 42, Bolton Edge, Chellaston, Derbyshire.
1901 UK Census. Newton House, 2 Snelsmore Lane, Chellaston, Derbyshire.
1911 UK Census. Derby, Derbyshire, England.
1913 Marriage. UK Marriage index 1913. Basford, Derbyshire, Jul-Sept, vol 7b, page 447. Octavious Underwood Charlotte S Widdison.
1915 Death The death of Octavious George Underwood is commemorated on the Le Touret war memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Transcript reads: Private 10535 UNDERWOOD OCTAVIUS GEORGE of the 1st Bn. Grenadier Guards died on March 10, 1915 aged 32. Son of the late Octavius and Agnes Underwood. Remembered with Honour
↑ UK index of births. Oct to Dec 1880. Shardlow, Vol 7b, Page 443 ↑ 1881 UK Census. 6 Wellington Street, Derby. ↑ 1891 UK Census. RG12Piece2721Folio35Page7. Shedule 42, Bolton Edge, Chellaston, Derbyshire. ↑ 1901 UK Census. Newton House, 2 Snelsmore Lane, Chellaston, Derbyshire. ↑ 1911 UK Census. Derby, Derbyshire, England. ↑ UK Marriage index 1913. Basford, Derbyshire, Jul-Sept, vol 7b, page 447 ↑ Le Touret war memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Marriage: June 17, 1895 — Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
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Marriage: 1913 — Basford, Derbyshire, England