We remember Harold Hammond Aykroyd

We remember Harold Hammond Aykroyd

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Timeline

1894
sibling Major Sir Alfred Hammond Aykroyd, Bt Source:111389 3rd June 1894
1896
birth Source:111389 7th April 1896
1900
sibling Colonel George Hammond Aykroyd Source:111389 1st July 1900
1902
sibling Mary Hammond Aykroyd Source:111389 15th August 1902
1914
service British Army Supernumerary Second Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483830 2nd September 1914 - 30th May 1915
1914
enlistment Source:8483828 2nd September 1914
1914
commission Source:8483828 2nd September 1914
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483831 30th May 1915 - 30th May 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483837 30th May 1916 - 1st June 1916
1916
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483841 1st June 1916 - 22nd January 1919
1916
appointments Officer Commanding - 4th D.W.R. Scouts Source:8483833 22nd September 1916
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8483833 22nd September 1916
1918
appointments Adjutant - 4th D.W.R. Source:8483845 24th June 1918 - 12th February 1919
1919
appointments Second in Command - 4th D.W.R. Source:8483843 22nd January 1919 - 7th February 1919
1919
service British Army Acting Major Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483843 22nd January 1919 - 7th February 1919
1919
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483849 7th February 1919 - 1st June 1925
1925
service British Army Provisional Major Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483850 1st June 1925 - 21st May 1926
1926
service British Army Major Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483851 21st May 1926 - 1st June 1929
1926
marriage Nina Marguerite Hulse Source:111389 14th December 1926 - 1938
1929
appointments Battalion Commander - 4th D.W.R. Source:8483858 1st June 1929 - 1st June 1935
1929
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483852 1st June 1929 - 1st June 1933
1930
awards Efficiency Decoration - TD Other War Service Award Source:8483856 23rd September 1930
1931
children Susuan Aykroyd Source:111389 1st February 1931
1933
service British Army Brevet Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8483858 1st June 1933 - 1st June 1935
1934
children Sally Mary Aykroyd Source:111389 3rd August 1934
1935
service British Army Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Source:8483866 1st June 1935 - 11th April 1945
1935
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:8483862 3rd June 1935
1935
awards 1935 Jubilee Medal Other War Service Award Source:8483878 1935
1937
awards 1937 Coronation Medal Other War Service Award Source:8483878 1937
1941
marriage Kathleen Ellen Tyrrell-Grey Source:111389 29th December 1941
1943
location Hollin Hall, Ripon, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:111389 1943
1945
discharge Source:8483866 11th April 1945
1945
service British Army Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Territorial Army Reserve of Officers Source:8483871 11th April 1945 - 7th April 1956
1945
awards War Medal Other War Service Award Source:8483878 1945
1945
awards Defence Medal Other War Service Award Source:8483878 1945
1951
children Harriet Louisa Aykroyd Source:111389 15th October 1951
1957
location Whixley Hall, Whixley, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:111389 1957
education Rugby College Rugby, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:111389
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:111389
1974
death Whixley, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:111389 6th January 1974
burial Church Of The Ascension Churchyard Non-War Cemetery Whixley, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:111389

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harold Hammond
Initials HH
Last Name Aykroyd
Source 111389
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Hollin Hall, Ripon, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known 1943
Whixley Hall, Whixley, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known 1957
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Supernumerary Second Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Acting Major
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Provisional Major
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Major
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 4th Battalion Brevet Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Territorial Army Reserve of Officers Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
1935 Jubilee Medal Other War Service Award
1937 Coronation Medal Other War Service Award
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Defence Medal Other War Service Award
Efficiency Decoration - TD Other War Service Award
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
War Medal Other War Service Award
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Susuan Aykroyd daughter 1st February 1931
Sally Mary Aykroyd daughter 3rd August 1934
Harriet Louisa Aykroyd daughter 15th October 1951
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Louisa Aykroyd nee Hammond mother
Sir William Henry Aykroyd, Bt. father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Colonel George Hammond Aykroyd brother 1st July 1900
Mary Hammond Aykroyd sister 15th August 1902
Major Sir Alfred Hammond Aykroyd, Bt brother 3rd June 1894
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nina Marguerite Hulse wife 14th December 1926
Kathleen Ellen Tyrrell-Grey wife 29th December 1941

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London Gazette Entry - Commission (1914) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Military Cross Citation (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1921) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1925) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1926) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1929) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1933) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of Efficiency Decoration (1930) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1933) M2740
Edinburgh Gazette Entry - Award of Officer of the' British Empire (1935) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1945) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Nomination as Sheriff (1955) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Retirement (1956) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Nomination as Sheriff (1956) M2740

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