We remember Gordon Cresswell

We remember Gordon Cresswell

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1894
birth Kilburn, Belper, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:9631937 Source:9625253 28th November 1894
1897
sibling Phyllis Ida Cresswell Source:9625276 1897
1906
sibling Gladys Annie Cresswell Source:9625276 1906
1908
sibling Kythe Eliza Cresswell Source:9625276 1908
1911
employment Working on farm and at Inn (at home) George Cresswell New Inn, Wyaston, Ashbourne United Kingdom Source:9625276 1911
1915
events Recruited Under Circular Memo Recruitment for Army Veterinary Corp AVC Ashbourne United Kingdom Source:9625821 30th September 1915
1916
dates Age 21 Source:9625487 18th January 1916
1916
location New Inn, Wyaston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9625646 22nd January 1916
1916
enlistment Ashbourne United Kingdom Source:9625487 22nd January 1916
1916
commission Regular Source:9625683 12th April 1916
1916
service British Army Private 16582 Army Veterinary Corps Source:9625821 12th April 1916 - 8th March 1917
1916
appointments Posted - Woolwich Depot. Grant Corps Pay 16d/day Source:9625821 14th April 1916 - 20th April 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9625798 20th April 1916 - 12th November 1917
1916
events Travel from Southampton to Le Havre Travel from Southampton to Le Havre United Kingdom Source:9626082 21st April 1916 - 22nd April 1916
1916
hospitalisation Epilepsy Hospital/Institution Source:9626496 27th July 1916 - 7th August 1916
1916
hospitalisation Observation Hospital/Institution Source:9625525 7th August 1916 - 18th August 1916
1916
events Travel from Southampton to Le Havre Travel from Southampton to Le Havre Source:9626082 4th September 1916 - 5th September 1916
1917
events Transfer to Durham Light Infantry as LanceCorporal Unit Transfer for 6 months under para10 of ACJ288 of 1917 authDAGV3EH CR No32001/820 1/10/17. Benefits of the service pay - AVC presents rates Source:9626082 8th March 1917 - 27th September 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 44560 Durham Light Infantry 13 Battalion Source:9625821 8th March 1917 - 27th September 1917
1917
appointments Appointed to Aid Lance Corporal (AVC) Source:9626082 8th March 1917 - 27th September 1917
1917
service British Army Private 44560 Durham Light Infantry 13th Battalion Source:9625821 27th September 1917 - 4th August 1918
1917
theatres Italy :1b Source:9625798 13th November 1917 - 17th October 1918
1918
events One weeks leave Leave Italy Italy Source:9626120 4th February 1918 - 9th February 1918
1918
events Disciplinary Offence Military Discipline In the field Italy Tried by FGCM, Mare Italy 16/5/18. Found guilty & sentenced to 1years I.H.L (imprisonment by Hard labour) In confinement awaiting trial 3-15/5/18 AFW3079(Assessment of Military Conduct&Character Form Source:9626120 5th April 1918
1918
events Suspension of Imprisonment by Hard Labour Military Discipline Source:9625821 29th May 1918
1918
events Imprisonment by Hard Labour Sentence Remitted Military Discipline Source:9625821 23rd June 1918
1918
service British Army Lance Corporal (Appointed Unpaid) 16582 Durham Light Infantry 13th Battalion Source:9625821 4th August 1918 - 24th January 1919
1918
hospitalisation Gun Shot Wound to Face. Through & Through machine gun bullet entering left eyebrow and coming out at right temple affecting both eyes. R eye Blind; L eye not very good. Xray shows no PL present Hospital/Institution Source:9626599 5th October 1918 - 14th January 1919
1919
employment Cowman Mr J Watkinson Church Farm, Edlaston, Ashbourne United Kingdom Source:9626240 9th January 1919
1919
hospitalisation Medical Discharge Approved Hospital/Institution Source:9625609 24th January 1919
1919
discharge Source:9625487 24th January 1919
1920
marriage Ethel Swindell Source:9625370 20th January 1920
1920
dates Age 25 Source:9625370 20th January 1920
location Knob Farm, Hales Green, Yeaveley, Derbyshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9631937
employment Dairy Farmer / Herd Worker Knob Farm, Yeaveley, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:9631937
1989
death Not War Related Old age Ashbourne, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:9625230 1st November 1989
burial Markeaton Crematorium Garden -Scattered Ashes Non-War Cemetery Derby United Kingdom Source:9631405

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gordon
Initials G
Last Name Cresswell
Source 1015319
First Names Gordon
Initials G
Last Name Creswell
Source 1015319
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Knob Farm, Hales Green, Yeaveley, Derbyshire United Kingdom their own address
New Inn, Wyaston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address known 22nd January 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 16582 Army Veterinary Corps Private
British Army 44560 Durham Light Infantry 13 Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 16582 Durham Light Infantry 13th Battalion Lance Corporal (Appointed Unpaid)
British Army 44560 Durham Light Infantry 13th Battalion Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kythe Hannah Cresswell mother
George Cresswell father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phyllis Ida Cresswell sister 1897
Gladys Annie Cresswell sister 1906
Kythe Eliza Cresswell sister 1908
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Swindell wife 20th January 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1919-01-24 5'9"

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Gordon Cresswell (date unknown) Emma154429
Death Register Including Gordon Cresswell Emma154429
Birth Register Emma154429
1911 Census showing details of Gordon's family Emma154429
Wedding Certificate Emma154429
Medal Certificate Emma154429
Medical History - Pg 1 Emma154429
Medical History - Pg 2a Emma154429
Medical History - Pg 2b Emma154429
Medical History - Pg 3 Emma154429
Attestation of Short Service Emma154429
Regimental Conduct Sheet Emma154429
Descriptive Report on Enlistment pg1 Emma154429
Statement of Services Emma154429
Summary of Military History Sheet Emma154429
Casualty Form - Active Service pg1 Emma154429
Casualty Form - Active Service pg 2 Emma154429
Ministry of Pensions - Branch Memorandum Emma154429
Notification for Payment Following Discharge pg 1 Emma154429
Notification for Payment Following Discharge pg 2 Emma154429
Statement by a Solider Concerning his own Case pg1 Emma154429
Statement by a Solider Concerning his own Case pg2 Emma154429
Medical report on Solider Prior to Discharge Pg1 Emma154429
Medical report on Solider Prior to Discharge Pg2 Emma154429
Medical report on Solider Prior to Discharge Pg3/4 Emma154429
Medical report on Solider Prior to Discharge Pg4/4 Emma154429
Pension Warrant Emma154429
Medical Records - Epileptic Fit pg1 Emma154429
Medical Records - Epileptic Fit pg1 Emma154429
Medical Records - Epileptic Fit pg1 Emma154429
Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg1 Emma154429
Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg2 Emma154429
Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg3 Emma154429
Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg4 Emma154429
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Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg7 Emma154429
Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg8 Emma154429
Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg9 Emma154429
Medical Records - Gun Shot Wound pg10 Emma154429
Markeaton Crematorium Remembrance Book Emma154429
Unknown Date Council Register (?) (post 1927) Emma154429

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