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James Leonard Thompson Vokes

Male 1898 - abt 1974  (75 years)



  • Name James Leonard Thompson Vokes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth 02 Sep 1898  Sandhurst Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 5, 6
    • son of Frederick Nevill Vokes (1858-1907), college servant, and Ethel Wilson Green (1868-1902) [3]
    Residence Mar 1901  1 Loxwood Cottage, Owlsmoor, Sandhurst Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • with Frederick Vowkes [sic], 41 b Over, servant RM College; Ethel, 33 b Blandford, wife; Florence, 12 b Sandhurst; Reginald, 6; Harold, 4.
    Residence Apr 1911  Royal Albert Orphan Asylum, Portsmouth Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Occupation 1915 - 1945  Signalman, Royal Navy  [2, 5, 9
    • Engaged 17 Apr 1915 as boy 2nd class. Signal Boy 26 Aug 1915. Ordinary Signalman 02 Sep 1916. Signalman 26 Jul 1918. Acting Leading Signalman 11 Oct 1942. Served on Impregnable, Ganges, Victory, Hercules, Victorious, ..., Castor, Champion, Effingham, Osprey, Egmont, Victory, Centurion, Vernon, St Angelo, Weston, Pembroke, President (some several times). Pensioned & demobilised 1938. Re-engaged Aug 1939 for 6 years. Invalided 04 Apr 1945.
    • Passenger on Aberdeen & Commonwealth "Moreton Bay" arr Southampton 18 Aug 1930: James L Vokes, age 32, signalman RN, emb Malta, dest RN Hospital, Portsmouth
    • Passenger on British India "Domala" arr London 04 Aug 1937: James L T Vokes, signalman, HMS Weston, emb Malta, dest RN Barracks, Portsmouth
    James Leonard Thompson Vokes (1898-1974)
    James Leonard Thompson Vokes (1898-1974)
    Royal Navy Service Record Card #1
    James Leonard Thompson Vokes (1898-1974)
    James Leonard Thompson Vokes (1898-1974)
    Royal Navy Service Record Card #2
    Residence May 1924  1 The Woodlands, Langton Rd, Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Marriage 10 May 1924  St John the Divine, Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Elsie Margaret Hatcher,   b. 28 Jan 1897, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1996, Truro Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence abt 1945 - 1950  15 Sinhurst Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    • not in electoral register 1955
    Occupation aft 1945  Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst Find all individuals with events at this location ; Gardener  [11
    Death abt Aug 1974  Truro Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Person ID I5887  Tatham | Morris branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 08 Apr 2020 

    Family Elsie Margaret Hatcher,   b. 28 Jan 1897, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1996, Truro Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Marriage 10 May 1924  St John the Divine, Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    • Witnesses: Harold Hatcher, Henry James Hatcher, Alice A Hatcher
    Notes 
    • dau Margaret A Vokes (later Buckle), b 30 Dec 1928, resid with family Sep 1939
    Children 
    +1. Bernard James Henry Victor Vokes,   b. 27 Feb 1925, Portsmouth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 2006, Surrey W Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Documents
    James Vokes & Elsie Hatcher
    James Vokes & Elsie Hatcher
    Marriage Register
    Last Modified 08 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F2129  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Easthampstead, 4Q1898.

    2. [S46] Navy Lists & Records, Registers of Seamen's Services.

    3. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St John the Divine, Kennington, 10 May 1924.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Lambeth, 2Q1924.

    5. [S12] Passenger Lists, Moreton Bay, 18 Aug 1930.
      age 32

    6. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Truro, 3Q1974.
      b 02 Sep 1898

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 2 b Sandhurst

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 12 b Sandhurst

    9. [S12] Passenger Lists, Domala, 04 Aug 1937.

    10. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    11. [S03] Family Members, DBV.