We remember Ernest Brereton Greenhous

We remember Ernest Brereton Greenhous

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
sibling Minnie Greenhous Source:7645595 1883
1885
sibling Mabel Florence Greenhous Source:7645595 1885
1887
sibling Arthur Vincent Greenhous Source:7645595 1887
1888
birth Bishop's Castle, Clun, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:7623638 23rd March 1888
1892
sibling Sydney Charles Greenhous Source:7620447 1892
1901
education Independent boarding school education Wellington College Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:7616819 1901 - 1904
1911
employment Electrical Engineer Bundoran, Co Donegal Ireland Source:8539419 1911 - 23rd August 1914
1914
enlistment Shropshire United Kingdom Source:8539419 26th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 1886 1/1st Shropshire Yeomanry B Squadron Source:8539419 26th August 1914 - April 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal 1886 1/1st Shropshire Yeomanry B Squadron Source:8539419 April 1915 - 13th August 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers 9th (Reserve) Battalion Source:1454178 14th August 1915 - November 1916
1915
commission Temporary Source:8539419 14th August 1915
1916
theatres Balkans :2 Source:1454178 May 1916 - November 1916
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 23 Reserve Squadron Source:7617039 December 1916 - February 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 53 Reserve Squadron Source:7623642 March 1917 - March 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant The Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron Source:8539419 April 1917 - 31st July 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8539419 April 1917 - 26th August 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) First Lieutenant The Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron Source:8539419 1st August 1917 - 26th August 1917
education Primary education unknown Muswell Hill, London United Kingdom Source:8539419
1917
death Killed in Action Flying R.E. 8 A3758 with Lt G J Fogarty on artillery observation over Boesinghe, aircraft hit by a shell and blown to bits. Boesinghe Belgium Source:7617039 26th August 1917
burial Mendinghem Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen Belgium III. D. 12 Source:7617039

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest Brereton
Initials EB
Last Name Greenhous
Source 1454178
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
21 King's Avenue, Hornsey, Middlesex United Kingdom school/college address known 1901-03-31
Bundoran, Co Donegal Ireland away from home address known 1911-04-02
Prospect Place, 12 Shropshire Street, Bishop's Castle, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891-04-05
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1886 1/1st Shropshire Yeomanry B Squadron Private
British Army 1886 1/1st Shropshire Yeomanry B Squadron Corporal
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers 9th (Reserve) Battalion Second Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps 23 Reserve Squadron Second Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps 53 Reserve Squadron Second Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) The Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron Second Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) The Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron First Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur Greenhous father
Annie Greenhous, nee Brereton mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Minnie Greenhous sister 1883
Mabel Florence Greenhous sister 1885
Arthur Vincent Greenhous brother 1887
Sydney Charles Greenhous brother 1892
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Blue Fair
DateHeightSource
1914-08-26 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1911-04-02 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Jeremy24359
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jeremy24359
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jeremy24359
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Jeremy24359
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359

External Evidence

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War Office: Officers' Services, First World War, Long Number Papers (numerical) Jeremy24359
1911, Census of Ireland Jeremy24359
Old Wrekinian Lives Lost 1914-18 Jeremy24359
Air Ministry: Department of the Master-General of Personnel Jeremy24359
IWM's War Memorials Register Jeremy24359

Multimedia

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Royal Flying Corps Jeremy24359
Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 Jeremy24359
O.W. War Memorial 1914-1919, Wrekin College Chapel Jeremy24359

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