We remember George Rowlandson Crosfield

We remember George Rowlandson Crosfield

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Timeline

1865
sibling Sir Arthur Henry Crossfield, First Baronet Source:9446962 5th April 1865
1866
sibling Joseph John Crosfield Source:9446962 11th April 1866
1868
sibling Constance Eleanor Crosfield Source:9446962 1868
1870
sibling Aileen Harriet Crosfield Source:9446962 1870
1874
sibling Horace Goad Crosfield Source:9446962 1874
1877
birth Source:9446806 29th April 1877
1879
sibling Gertrude Hudson Crosfield Source:9446962 1879
1881
location Walton Lea, Walton, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9446996 1881
1881
sibling Eliza Hilda Crosfield Source:9446962 1881
1898
service British Army Lieutenant The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Source:9446713 2nd July 1898 - 30th January 1900
1900
service British Army Captain The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Source:9446713 31st January 1900 - 17th April 1900
1900
service British Army Temporary Captain Imperial Yeomanry 8th Battalion Source:9446713 18th April 1900 - 20th March 1901
1900
awards Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:9447027 1900
1900
hospitalisation Recorded as being seriously ill Hospital/Institution Source:9446806 November 1900
1900
theatres Africa :5 Source:9447027 30th November 1900 - December 1900
1901
discharge Source:9446713 20th March 1901
1901
service British Army Captain The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Source:9446713 20th March 1901 - 21st January 1902
1901
employment Soap Manufacturer Cheshire United Kingdom Source:9446998 1901
1902
service British Army Temporary Captain Imperial Yeomanry 32nd Battalion Source:9446713 22nd January 1902 - 18th November 1902
1902
theatres Africa :5 Source:9447027 May 1902
1902
discharge Source:9446713 18th November 1902
1902
service British Army Captain The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Source:9446713 18th November 1902 - 31st March 1908
1908
service British Army Captain The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 4th Battalion Source:9446713 1st April 1908 - 31st August 1912
1912
service British Army Major The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 4th Battalion Source:9446713 1st September 1912
1915
appointments Second in Command, 1/4th South Lancashire Regiment Source:9446794 February 1915
1915
service British Army Major The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1/4th Battalion Source:9446794 February 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9446794 February 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9447027 22nd June 1915
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9447027 1st January 1916
1916
appointments Battalion Commander, 9th Royal Welsh Fusiliers Source:9446713 3rd March 1916 - 31st March 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Royal Welsh Fusiliers 9th (Service) Battalion Source:9446713 9th March 1916 - 31st March 1916
1916
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9446713 30th March 1916
1916
service British Army Major The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 2nd Battalion Source:9446713 30th March 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9447027 30th March 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9447027 15th June 1916
1917
appointments Battalion Commander, 1/7th Liverpool Regiment Source:9446713 4th March 1917 - 21st March 1918
1917
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Colonel King’s (Liverpool Regiment) 1/7th Battalion Source:9446713 4th March 1917 - 21st March 1918
1918
service British Army Honorary Lieutenant Colonel Territorial Force Resrve Source:9446713 21st March 1918
1918
hospitalisation Wounded during a 'bombing attack' on the German lines at St. Eloi. Hospital/Institution Source:9446794 1918
1918
appointments Observer Officer, Royal Air Foce Source:9446713 29th September 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major) Royal Air Force Reading Source:9446703 29th September 1918 - 30th September 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major) Royal Air Force Air Ministry Source:9446703 30th September 1918 - 12th October 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major) Royal Air Force Ind Force Source:9446703 13th October 1918 - 10th March 1919
1918
appointments Observer (Night Bombing), Royal Air Force Source:9446703 13th October 1918
1919
discharge Source:9446703 10th March 1919
1919
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major) Royal Air Force Unemployed List Source:9446703 10th March 1919
1920
location 56 Kensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, London United Kingdom their own address Source:9446703 15th January 1920
1925
marriage Nina Noreen Mary Crawford Source:9446983 1925 - 13th August 1956
1931
awards Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration Source:9446794 1931
1933
service British Army Honorary Colonel The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 4th Battalion Source:9446794 1933 - 27th September 1949
1949
awards Territorial Decoration Other War Service Award Source:9446713 27th September 1949
1953
employment Chairman Charitable Not Forgotten Association United Kingdom Source:9446794 1953
1956
location 37 Kensington Square, London United Kingdom their own address Source:9446713 13th August 1956
education Harow Schol Harrow United Kingdom Source:9446794
employment Chairman Alcirc Limited London United Kingdom Source:9446713
employment Chairman Charitable Haig Homes Modern Industries London United Kingdom Source:9446713
1962
death London United Kingdom Source:9446806 22nd August 1962
awards Commander of the White Lion - Czecoslovakia Other War Service Award Source:9446806
awards Commander of the Star of Roumania Other War Service Award Source:9446806
employment Deputy Chairman J Crosfield and Sons Warrington United Kingdom Source:9446794
employment National Chairman Charitable Royal British Legion United Kingdom Source:9446794
service British Army Second Lieutenant The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Source:9446713
awards Officer of the Legion of Honour - France Other War Service Award Source:9446806

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Rowlandson
Initials GR
Last Name Crosfield
Source 1030382
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
37 Kensington Square, London United Kingdom their own address known 13th August 1956
56 Kensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, London United Kingdom their own address known 15th January 1920
Walton Lea, Walton, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1881
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Captain
British Army Imperial Yeomanry 8th Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Captain
British Army Imperial Yeomanry 32nd Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Captain
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 4th Battalion Captain
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 4th Battalion Major
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 2nd Battalion Major
British Army Royal Welsh Fusiliers 9th (Service) Battalion Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Territorial Force Resrve Honorary Lieutenant Colonel
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st Volunteer Battalion Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Reading Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major)
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Air Ministry Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major)
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Ind Force Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major)
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Unemployed List Second Lieutenant (Honorary Major)
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1/4th Battalion Major
British Army The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 4th Battalion Honorary Colonel
British Army King’s (Liverpool Regiment) 1/7th Battalion Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration
Commander of the Star of Roumania Other War Service Award
Commander of the White Lion - Czecoslovakia Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Officer of the Legion of Honour - France Other War Service Award
Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Territorial Decoration Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Crosfield father
Eliza Crosfield nee Dickson mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sir Arthur Henry Crossfield, First Baronet brother 5th April 1865
Joseph John Crosfield brother 11th April 1866
Constance Eleanor Crosfield sister 1868
Aileen Harriet Crosfield sister 1870
Horace Goad Crosfield brother 1874
Gertrude Hudson Crosfield sister 1879
Eliza Hilda Crosfield sister 1881
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nina Noreen Mary Crawford wife 1925
Religion
DateReligionSource
1877-06-17 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
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British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription M2740
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

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London Gazette M2740
Auction: Shotgun belonging to Crosfield M2740
Auction: Commission Warrant M2740
The Descendants of George Crosfield M2740
Quarterly Army List for the Quarter Ending 31st December, 1919 M2740

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