We remember Edward Groom

We remember Edward Groom

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Water End, Great Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9061364 Source:9061180 1885
1886
sibling Sarah Groom Source:9061179 1886
1890
sibling Reginald Groom - Died Aged Fourteen - Source:9061413 1890
1890
education From an Infant to age 11 or 12, leaving with a Certificate of Proficiency. Little Gaddesden School Little Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9359231 23rd June 1890 - 12th April 1897
1891
location No. 12 Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address Source:9061179 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 5 Source:9061179 5th April 1891
1894
sibling Violet Groom Source:9061180 20th July 1894
1901
location No. 2 Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address Source:9061180 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 15 Source:9061180 31st March 1901
1901
employment General Agricultural Labourer Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9061180 31st March 1901
1909
marriage Alice Bliss Source:9061173 12th April 1909 - 22nd March 1917
1911
children Ella Groom Source:9061182 March 1911
1911
employment Gardener Nurseryman Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:9061182 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 25 Source:9061182 2nd April 1911
1911
location Summerleys, Eaton Bray, Dunstable United Kingdom their own address Source:9061182 2nd April 1911
1912
children Marjorie Groom Source:9061265 1912
1917
service British Army Private G/37096 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1st Battalion Source:9061173 21st March 1917
1917
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9061196 22nd March 1917
1917
dates Age 31 Source:9061173 22nd March 1917
enlistment Luton United Kingdom Source:9061196
1917
death War Related Sickness Recorded as: "died of disease". France Source:9061173 22nd March 1917
burial La Neuville Communal Cemetery, Corbie CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France B. 93 Source:9061173

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward
Initials E
Last Name Groom
Source 1486735
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
No. 12 Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
No. 2 Hudnall, Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Summerleys, Eaton Bray, Dunstable United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army G/37096 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1st Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ella Groom daughter March 1911
Marjorie Groom daughter 1912
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Maria Groom mother
Charles Edward Groom father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Groom sister 1886
Reginald Groom - died aged fourteen - brother 1890
Violet Groom sister 20th July 1894
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Bliss wife 12th April 1909
Religion
DateReligionSource
1885-06-28 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 Jane31029
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029

External Evidence

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Marriage of Edward Groom and Alice Bliss Jane31029
Baptism Register entry for Edward Groom Jane31029
UK, Army Register of Soldiers' Effects Jane31029
Medal Roll Index Card Image Jane31029
Baptism of Sister Violet Jane31029
Burial of Brother Reginald Groom Jane31029
A Century Remembered Jane31029
Little Gaddesden School Log Books 1887 – 1906 Jane31029

Multimedia

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Little Gaddesden War Memorial Jane31029
Little Gaddesden War Memorial – right hand panel Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Church War Memorial Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Church War Memorial - detail Jane31029
The Little Gaddesden Roll of Honour Jane31029
Edward Groom's CWGC Headstone Jane31029
Nos 5 to 13 Little Gaddesden Jane31029
Queen's Royal West Surrey Regt. WW1 Cap Badge Jane31029
Little Gaddesden War Memorial Jane31029

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