We remember Richard Alexander Fawcett

We remember Richard Alexander Fawcett

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Timeline

Timeline

1880
birth Rawden, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8507368 17th November 1880
1900
commission Source:8507342 6th January 1900
1900
service British Army Second Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Source:8507343 6th January 1900 - 19th September 1900
1900
enlistment Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8507342 6th January 1900
1900
service British Army Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Source:8507343 19th September 1900 - 1st April 1908
1902
appointments Instructor of Musketry, 2nd Vol Bn West Yorks R Source:8507345 6th September 1902
1908
service British Army Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 6th Battalion Source:8507343 1st April 1908
1909
marriage Marjorie Laurie Gordon Source:8507369 29th June 1909 - 1914
1911
children Noel Maud Fawcett Source:8507387 1911
1914
service British Army Captain West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8507349 4th August 1914
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8507348 3rd June 1916
1916
appointments Company Commander - C Coy, 1/6th Bn West York R Source:8507392 1st July 1916
1917
service British Army Major West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8507349 11th July 1917
1918
discharge Source:8507352 15th January 1918
1918
awards Territorial Decoration - TD Other War Service Award Source:8507355 11th November 1918
1919
marriage Barbara M Tolson Source:8507371 1919
1944
awards Defence Medal Other War Service Award Source:8507359 1st January 1944
1944
awards British Empire Medal - BEM Other War Service Award Source:8507359 1st January 1944
1944
service British Army Private Home Guard Yorkshire Source:8507359 1st January 1944
1947
appointments Army Welfare Officer, Bradford Area Source:8507364 12th June 1947
1947
awards Member of the' British Empire - MBE Other War Service Award Source:8507364 12th June 1947
service British Army Major West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Source:8507352
1957
death Not War Related Died of a stroke while on holiday in France Marsailles France Source:8507372 24th February 1957

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Alexander
Initials RA
Last Name Fawcett,
Source 8507348
First Names Known As Dick
Initials KAD
Source 8507392
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 6th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Major
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Captain
British Army Home Guard Yorkshire Private
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British Empire Medal - BEM Other War Service Award
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Defence Medal Other War Service Award
MC British Award/Decoration
Member of the' British Empire - MBE Other War Service Award
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Territorial Decoration - TD Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Noel Maud Fawcett daughter 1911
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marjorie Laurie Gordon wife 29th June 1909
Barbara M Tolson wife 1919

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription M2740
GRO CONSULAR DEATH INDICES (1849 to 1965) Transcription M2740
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette Entry - Commission (1900) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1900) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1902) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of MC (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1917) M2740
London Gazette - Resignation of Commission (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of TD (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of BEM (1944) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of MBE (1947) M2740
History of the 6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, Vol I, 1/6th Battalion M2740

Multimedia

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Maj R A Fawcett MC M2740

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