We remember John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker

We remember John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
birth Portman Square, London United Kingdom Source:8925107 Source:9156886 10th July 1886
1904
education Royal Millitary Academy Woolwich United Kingdom Source:9157939 January 1904
1905
commission Regular Source:9157939 16th August 1905
1911
marriage Corinna Katherine Vereker Source:8925107 23rd February 1911 - 1925
1912
children Charles Standish Vereker Source:9157939 23rd February 1912
1913
children Jocelyn Cecil Vereker Source:9157939 27th July 1913
1914
service British Army Captain Grenadier Guards Source:9156892 5th August 1914
1914
children Jacqueline Corinne Yvonne Vereker Source:9157939 20th October 1914
1915
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9156894 22nd June 1915
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9156886 27th September 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:9156887 27th September 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion Source:9156887 27th September 1918
1919
service British Army Major Grenadier Guards Source:9156896 21st October 1919
1926
service British Army Colonel Grenadier Guards Source:9157202 21st April 1926
1937
appointments Chief of the Imperial General Staff Source:9157620 6th December 1937
1939
appointments Commander in Chief, British Expeditionary Force Source:9157873 4th September 1939
1942
appointments Governor and Commander in Chief of Malta Source:9157854 9th May 1942
1943
service British Army Field Marshal Source:9157869 1st January 1943
1944
appointments High Commissioner for Trans-Jordan Source:9157861 8th August 1944
1944
appointments High Commissioner & Commander-in-Chief, Palestine Source:9157861 8th August 1944
education Malvern Link Preparatory School United Kingdom Source:9157939
education Harrow School Harrow United Kingdom Source:9157939
1946
death Not War Related Lord Gort's death was due to cancer. Southwark, London United Kingdom Source:8925107 Source:9157939 31st March 1946

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Standish Surtees Prendergast
Initials JSSP
Last Name Vereker
Source 8925107
Last Name Viscount Gort
Source 8925107
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Grenadier Guards Captain
British Army Grenadier Guards Major
British Army Grenadier Guards Colonel
British Army Field Marshal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Standish Vereker son 23rd February 1912
Jocelyn Cecil Vereker son 27th July 1913
Jacqueline Corinne Yvonne Vereker daughter 20th October 1914
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eleanor Surtees mother
John Gage Prendergast Vereker father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Corinna Katherine Vereker wife 23rd February 1911

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