We remember George William Gittins

We remember George William Gittins

Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling Martha Ann Gittins Source:8992286 1887
1890
sibling Sapphira Source:8992420 1890
1892
birth Buckley, Flintshire United Kingdom Source:8992275 Source:8992187 18th March 1892
1897
location Nant Mawr, Buckley, Flintshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8992420 30th August 1897
1897
education Bistre National School - Infants Buckley, Flintshire United Kingdom Source:8992275 30th August 1897 - November 1898
1897
sibling Annie Source:8992420 1897
1900
sibling Edward Buller Gittins Source:8992286 1900
1910
enlistment Wrexham United Kingdom Source:8992187 28th July 1910
1910
service British Army Private 10477 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Source:8992407 28th July 1910
1911
events Mounted Infantry Duties Training Longmead United Kingdom Source:8992187 3rd October 1911 - 30th January 1912
1912
events Deployment to India Deployment India Source:8992187 29th October 1912 - 10th March 1914
1912
theatres Tsingtau :6h Source:8992407 29th October 1912 - 10th March 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8992407 10th August 1914 - 11th April 1915
1915
hospitalisation Rank & File - Reported from base April 15 and 16 - Wounded - "Gittins, 10477. G. 2nd Royal Welsh Fusiliers" Hospital/Institution Source:8992262 15th April 1915 - 16th April 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8992407 29th November 1915 - 20th July 1916
1915
service British Army Private 10477 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Battalion Source:8992408 30th November 1915
1916
death Killed in Action A letter dated 17th May 1918 to his father stated that on the 20th July 1916 he was reported wounded and missing, and later presumed dead Source:7336936 Source:8992408 20th July 1916
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8992187 1st September 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier & Face 4A Source:7336936
sibling Arthur Source:8992187
sibling Mary Source:8992187
sibling Sarah Source:8992187
employment Collier Source:8992187

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George William
Initials GW
Last Name Gittins
Source 8992286
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Nant Mawr, Buckley, Flintshire United Kingdom parents address 30th August 1897
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 10477 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Battalion Private
British Army 10477 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie mother
Edward Gittins father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur brother
Mary sister
Sarah sister
Martha Ann Gittins sister 1887
Edward Buller Gittins brother 1900
Annie sister 1897
Sapphira sister 1890
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Sallow Brown Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1910-07-28 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1910-07-28 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Selena49658
Medal Index Cards Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Wayne117646
Western Mail Wayne117646
National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914 Wayne117646
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Wayne117646

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