John Albert Richard Base

#19686, b. December 1893, d. 12 June 1956

Individual's Timeline

Birth16 September 1893John Albert Richard Base1
Birth RegDecember 1893John Albert Richard Base2
Marr RegSeptember 1917John Albert Richard Base3
19391939John Albert Richard Base1
Probate4 September 1952Agnes (Maud) Mary Burrell
Death12 June 1956John Albert Richard Base4,5
Probate23 August 1956John Albert Richard Base5

Primary events

  • Birth: John Albert Richard Base was born on 16 September 1893 in Essex, England.1
  • Birth Reg: John's birth was registered in the quarter ended in December 1893 in the Chelmsford registration district. Registered.2
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of John and Maud Victoria Pennal was registered in the quarter ended September 1917 in the Woolwich registration district.3
  • (Admin_beneficiary) Probate: In 1952 John Albert Richard Base became the administrator and/or the beneficiary named in the probate documents of Agnes (Maud) Mary Burrell; The estate was valued at £1,644.
  • Death: John died on 12 June 1956 in St Nicholas Hospital, Plumstead, Greater London, England, (Aged 62 years and 6 months, worked back from recorded birth date).4,5
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 23 August 1956. Maud Victoria Pennal was the administrator and/or the beneficiary. It was valued at £1,911.5

Secondary circumstances

Census details

Military Career

Records show that John Albert Richard Base served in the armed forces. He enlisted into the rifle brigade on the 10th of June 1916 at Woolwich. He was ill with rheumatic fever, receiving a pension in 1918. He spent time in the military hospital in Falmouth. He was living in Chelmsford Essex in 1918. His address after discharge was 12 A unreadable Road in Plumbstead. He does not appear to have been a married, or to have served overseas, but his record does show 183 days marked as A.R. His other two years and 37 days were at home.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: He could be the man who was in the WW1 Medal Roll as Acting Sergeant in the 25th Battalion Rifle Brigade, service number 207259. No ayyestation papers in the index.6

Family of John Albert Richard Base and Maud Victoria Pennal


  1. Find my past web sites, online or, Base Household (2 People) 69 Commonwealth Way , Woolwich, London, England

         First name(s)      Last name(s)      DOB      Sex      Occupation      Marital status      Schedule      Schedule Sub Number      
         Maud V      Base      30 Jun 1891      Female      Housewife      Married      279      2      
         John A      Base      16 Sep 1893      Male      Asst Gas Accountant Eng      Married      279      1      

    Ref: RG101/0654J/020/38 Letter Code: AZKJ.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Base      John Albert R            Chelmsford      4a     476.
  3. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Base      John A R      Pennal     and Pennal      Maud V      Base      Woolwich      1d     2276.     
  4. Find my past web sites, online or, Age      62
    Country      England
    County      London
    Record set      England & Wales deaths 1837-2007
    Birth Day      -
    District      WOOLWICH
    Event Quarter      2
    Year      1956
    First Name      JOHN A R
    Gender      Male
    Last Name      BASE
    Birth Month      -
    Year Of Birth      1894
    District Number      -
    DOR      -
    Entry Number      -
    Line Number      44
    Page      806
    Volume      5D
    Category      Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Record collection      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      Great Britain.
  5. Website ( "
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about John Albert Richard Base
    Name:      John Albert Richard Base
    Probate Date:      23 Aug 1956
    Death Date:      12 Jun 1956
    Death Place:      London, England
    Registry:      London, England."
  6. Find my past web sites, online or, First name(s)      John A R
    Last name      Base
    Service number      207259
    Rank      Acting Sergeant
    Corps      25th Battalion Rifle Brigade
    Service record      Soldier Number: 207259, Rank: Acting Sergeant, Corps: 25th Battalion Rifle Brigade
    Archive reference      WO372/2
    Archive reference description      Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards
    Country      Great Britain
    Image link
    Record set      World War One British Army medal index cards
    Category      Military, armed forces & conflict
    Subcategory      First World War
    Collections from      Great Britain.