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Record #23223
Name :
: Louis Alexander UPSTONE (1886 - 1916)
  aka : Private Upstone

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 8 Nov 1886

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
: 7 Nov 1916   Notes : Killed in Action
Abode (1) : Place of BirthEngland, , London

Abode (2) : Place of Death / BurialFrance
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 2 Sep 1904
: Canada

: Lake Manitoba

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Sailing Alone
NotesThe following records have been discerned for Private Louis Alexander Upstone.

1881 English Census record for Annie and James Upstone of 600 Commercial Road, Coffee Tavern, Ratcliffe, London, England who were originally from Oxford City, manage a Tavern. Children are Emma L M (10), Alice Selina (8) and Beatrice (4) in residence.

London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906
Name: Louis Alexander Upstone
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 4 May 1890
Father's Name: James Upstone
Mother's Name: Annie Upstone
Parish or Poor Law Union: Acton St Dunstan
Borough: Ealing
Register Type: Parish Registers

1891 English Census record for Louis Upston states he is the 4 year old son of Annie Upstone, born about 1887 in Acton, Middlesex, England. Annie is a widowed Dressmaker from Oxford, England. His siblings are Emmie (20), Alice (18), Beatrice (14), Archibald (8), Wilfrid (7) all in residence. Maud and Frances Kirk are listed as Visitors, and Tom Temple is listed as a Lodger.

Library and Archives Canada
Surname: UPSTONE
Given Name: Lewis A
Age: 18
Sex: M
Ship: Lake Manitoba
Year of Arrival: 1904
Departure Port: Liverpool
Departure Date: 1904-08-23
Arrival Port: Quebec
Arrival Date: 1904-09-02
Destination: Various locations
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Reference: RG 76 C1a
Microfilm: T-483
Type of Record: Passenger Lists

Attestation papers were signed 14 Jun 1916 in Amherstburg, Ontario. Louis Alexander Upstone was born 8 Nov 1886 in London, England. His Next of Kin was his sister, Miss Alice Upstone of Dewent Water Road, Acton, London West, England. His current address was the International Hotel, in Windsor, Ontario. His trade was Cook. 5'9" in height with brown eyes and black hair. His Religion was listed as Church of England.

Commonwealth War Graves Registers states that Louis died of wounds at No. 49 C.C.S. He was buried in Contay British Cemetery, Contay, Somme, Picardie, France. Plot: III. F. 25.
Canadian Virtual War Memorial states that Louis was the son of the late James and Annie Upstone, of Oxford, England.

Find A Grave Memorial# 17067193 
ContributorsCreated : 2013-10-18 11:59:01 / From original database

Last Updated : 2013-10-18 11:59:43 /

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IDNameDOBPlace of birthArrivals & ShipsDest.AgencyFamily links
23223 UPSTONE, Louis Alexander1886ENG, LDN, London Sep 1904 : Lake Manitoba CAN Sailing Alone