We remember John Bagot Glubb

We remember John Bagot Glubb

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
sibling Gwenda Hawkes Source:8883225 1894
1897
birth Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8883175 Source:8883225 16th April 1897
1901
location New Park, Lower Beeding, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:8883177 1901
1914
education Royal Military Academy Woolwich United Kingdom Source:8883225 August 1914
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:1365770 25th November 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Engineers Reinforcements Source:8883225 1915 - 25th August 1916
1915
commission Regular Source:8883225 1915
1916
service British Army Acting Captain Royal Engineers 7th Field Company Source:8883185 26th August 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Engineers 7th Field Company Source:8883185 26th June 1917
1917
hospitalisation Wounded - shattered jaw at the Battle of Arras Hospital/Institution Source:8883244 1917
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8883185 1st January 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Captain Royal Engineers Source:8883175 12th August 1918 - 20th August 1918
1919
service British Army Acting Captain Royal Engineers Source:8883185 7th February 1919
1920
theatres Hedjaz :6a Source:8883225 1920
1922
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Acting Captain Royal Air Force Iraq Command HQ Source:8883185 1st April 1922 - 20th January 1927
1922
appointments General Staff Officer Grade Three Source:8883185 1st October 1922 - 20th January 1927
1924
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:8883185 3rd June 1924
1925
awards General Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:8883185 1925
1927
discharge Source:8883185 17th September 1927
1927
appointments Administrative Inspector, RAF Source:8883185 November 1927 - May 1928
1930
service Other Empire Force Major Transjordan Arab Legion Source:8883185 1st November 1930
1932
appointments Officer Commanding Desert Area Source:8883225 1932
1938
marriage Muriel Rosemary Forbes Source:8883225 1938
1939
awards King's Police Medal Other Civilian Service Award Source:8883185 2nd January 1939
1939
appointments Second in Command, Transjordan Arab Legion Source:8883185 6th January 1939
1939
appointments Chief of General Staff, the Arab Legion Source:8883225 1939 - 1956
1939
children Godfrey Glubb Source:8883225 1939
1940
awards Order of El Istiqlal - First Class Other War Service Award Source:8883185 5th July 1940
1941
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8883185 21st October 1941
1944
service Other Empire Force Brigadier General Transjordan Arab Legion Source:8883185 18th August 1944
1944
awards Order of El Nahda - First Class Other War Service Award Source:8883185 18th August 1944
1946
appointments Officer Commanding, Transjorban Arab Legion Source:8883185 13th June 1946
1946
awards Companion' of St Michael and St George - CMG Other War Service Award Source:8883185 13th June 1946
1953
service British Army Lieutenant General Transjorban Arab Legion Source:8883185 1953
1954
awards Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem Other Civilian Service Award Source:8883185 30th December 1954
1955
service British Army Lieutenant General Source:9076180 7th January 1955
1956
awards Companion of' Bath -CB Other Civilian Service Award Source:8883185 5th March 1956
1956
awards Knight Commander of' Bath - KCB Other Civilian Service Award Source:8883185 6th March 1956
awards Order of Al Nahda Other War Service Award Source:8883172
hospitalisation Wounded Hospital/Institution Source:8883225
education Cheltenham College Cheltenham United Kingdom Source:8883225
children Naomi Glubb Source:8883225
awards Defence Medal Other War Service Award Source:8883172
awards Order of El Rafidain - Military Other War Service Award Source:8883172
awards War Medal Other War Service Award Source:8883172
awards Arab Legion Medal for the Isreal War Other War Service Award Source:8883172
awards Arab Legion Medal for World War Two Other War Service Award Source:8883172
awards 1939 - 45 Star Other War Service Award Source:8883172
children Atalla - Renamed John Glubb Source:8883225
children Mary Glubb Source:8883225
1986
death Died at home in Sussex Mayfield, East Sussex United Kingdom Source:8883225 17th March 1986

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Bagot
Initials JB
Last Name Glubb
Source 1365770
First Names John Bagot
Initials JB
Last Name Glubb
Source 8883185
Last Name Also Known As Glubb Pasha
Source 8883225
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
New Park, Lower Beeding, Sussex United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Transjordan Arab Legion Brigadier General
British Army Royal Engineers Acting Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Iraq Command HQ Acting Captain
British Army Royal Engineers 7th Field Company Acting Captain
British Army Royal Engineers 7th Field Company Lieutenant
Other Empire Force Transjordan Arab Legion Major
British Army Transjorban Arab Legion Lieutenant General
British Army Royal Engineers Reinforcements Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Engineers Acting Captain
British Army Lieutenant General
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
1939 - 45 Star Other War Service Award
Arab Legion Medal for World War Two Other War Service Award
Arab Legion Medal for the Isreal War Other War Service Award
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Companion of' Bath -CB Other Civilian Service Award
Companion' of St Michael and St George - CMG Other War Service Award
Defence Medal Other War Service Award
General Service Medal Other War Service Award
King's Police Medal Other Civilian Service Award
Knight Commander of' Bath - KCB Other Civilian Service Award
Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem Other Civilian Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Order of Al Nahda Other War Service Award
Order of El Istiqlal - First Class Other War Service Award
Order of El Nahda - First Class Other War Service Award
Order of El Rafidain - Military Other War Service Award
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
Godfrey Glubb son 1939
Naomi Glubb adopted daughter
Atalla - Renamed John Glubb adopted son
Mary Glubb adopted daughter
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Letitia Bagot mother
Major General Sir Frederic Manley Glubb KCMG CB DSO father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gwenda Hawkes sister 1894
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Muriel Rosemary Forbes wife 1938

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription M2740
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription M2740
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette M2740
Who's Who M2740
Glubb and his Legion M2740
John Bagot Glubb Jonathan101862
Gwenda May Glubb Jonathan101862
The London Gazette Jonathan101862
Turned Red Earth: Lucy Greeves Jo6

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