We remember John Friend De Gruchy

We remember John Friend De Gruchy

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Alberic John De Gruchy Source:8712660 1878
1880
sibling Nelly Violet De Gruchy Source:8712660 1880
1882
sibling Frank Leopold De Gruchy Source:8712660 1882
1895
sibling Ethne Lily De Gruchy Source:8712660 1895
1898
birth Hastings, Sussex United Kingdom Source:7194295 Source:8712660 1898
1899
sibling Hilderic Robin De Gruchy Source:8712660 1899
1901
location 22 Elphinstone Road, Hastings, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:8712660 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 3 Source:8712660 31st March 1901
1911
location Ivy Cottage Albert Road Bexley, Kent - now in London United Kingdom parents address Source:8712663 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 13 Source:8712663 2nd April 1911
1916
service British Army Private 21680 The Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment) Source:8712665 1916
1916
location Bermondsey, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8712665 1916
service British Army Private 32031 Bedfordshire Regiment 8th (Service) Battalion Source:7194295
enlistment Mill Hill, Barnet, London United Kingdom Source:8712665
1918
death Died of wounds The CWGC confirms: "During the First World War, Manchester contained between thirty and forty war hospitals". John Friend de Gruchy died in one of these. He was only 20. Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7194295 20th January 1918
1918
dates Age 20 Source:7194295 20th January 1918
burial Manchester Southern Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom Q. 353 (Screen Wall) Source:7194295

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Friend
Initials JF
Last Name De Gruchy
Source 7194295
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
22 Elphinstone Road, Hastings, Sussex United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Bermondsey, London United Kingdom parents address known 1916
Ivy Cottage Albert Road Bexley, Kent - now in London United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 21680 The Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment) Private
British Army 32031 Bedfordshire Regiment 8th (Service) Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily De Gruchy nee Friend mother
John De Gruchy father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alberic John De Gruchy brother 1878
Nelly Violet De Gruchy sister 1880
Frank Leopold De Gruchy brother 1882
Ethne Lily De Gruchy sister 1895
Hilderic Robin De Gruchy brother 1899

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Keith22624
Lives of the First World War Entry for 10300 Frank Leopold de Gruchy of the Royal Fusiliers Keith22624

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A Bedfordshire Regiment Cap Badge Keith22624
J De Gruchy Kieron87537

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