12150 Private Joseph Samuel Trushaden
1st July 1916
Born in Bethnal Green ,London in 1886.
His parents were George Thomas Trushaden(1862-1918) and Matilda Blacketer(19/11/1865-1946). They married in 1883.
Joseph had 4 brothers; George (1884-11/08/1918), Charles(born in 1888),Henry Thomas(03/06/1890-1905) and
Francis(born in 1900).
He also had 2 sisters: Esther Matilda(08/06/1892-1978) and
In the 1891 census the family were recorded as living at
46 Mount Street Bethnal Green , London. George was employed as a chair maker.
Joseph enlisted in London and his date of disembarkation into France was on 27/07/1915.
He was killed in action on 01/07/1916.
His mother was awarded a pension of 5/- a week from 30/01/1917.
His brother George,Rifleman S/24778
3rd Battalion Rifle Brigade was killed in action on 11/08/1918.
He is buried in Bully-Grenay Cemetery British Extension -
Pas de Calais France. Ref. VI.A.13.
N.B.No records that I have seen give any indication that the surname should be spelt using the double s.