Private Ivo Redmouth Longhurst

Private Ivo Redmouth (Ramouth) Longhurst

Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.

Ivo Redmouth Longhurst was born in Abinger in 1890, the son of Isted John and Mary Ann Longhurst.

In 1891, he was living at Cobbetts Farm, Ockley with his parents and seven siblings.   In 1901, he had moved to Holmbury St. Mary.  In 1911, he was still in Holmbury St. Mary and was now employed as a Gardener at Hopedene.  Married Dorothy Matthews in 1918 in Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire.

He joined the 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Number 19324.

Ivo was killed in Belgium on 13th April 1918 aged 28, and is commemorated on Pleogsteert Memorial Ploegstreet Arrondissement de Mouscron Hainaut, Belguim, Plot: Panel 1

His younger sister Lilian Longhurst lived in Holmbury St. Mary after the war.

Born                            Abinger, Surrey
Lived                           Ockley, then Holmbury St. Mary

Son of                          Isted and Mary Ann Longhurst
Husband of                  Dorothy Matthews
Brother of                     Levi Nimrod Longhurst

Regiment                     4th Battalion. Grenadier Guards
Number                        19324.

Date of Death              13th April 1918
Place of Death             Belgium.
Cause of Death            Killed in Action

Age                               28

Memorial                      Pleogsteert Memorial Ploegstreet Arrondissement de Mouscron Hainaut, Belgium Plot: Panel 1