We remember William Growdridge

We remember William Growdridge

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1879
sibling Lucy Growdridge Source:9489041 1879
1882
birth Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:9489052 1882
1885
sibling Mary Growdridge Source:9489041 1885
1887
sibling Sarah Growdridge Source:9489041 1887
1889
sibling Lilla Growdridge Source:9489041 1889
1891
dates Age 8 Source:9489041 5th April 1891
1891
location 1 Turners Row, Coventry Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom parents address Source:9489041 5th April 1891
1896
sibling Ernest Harry Growdridge Source:9489047 1896
1901
dates Age 18 Source:9489044 31st March 1901
1901
employment Shoe Finisher Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:9489044 31st March 1901
1901
location 1 Turners Row, Coventry Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom parents address Source:9489044 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 28 Source:9489047 2nd April 1911
1911
location 4 Brick Kiln Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom parents address Source:9489047 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Hosiery Hand Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:9489047 4th April 1911
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9489010 27th February 1915 - 12th January 1918
1915
location Military Hospital France away from home address Source:9488925 17th September 1915
1915
hospitalisation Lying sick in a military hospital Hospital/Institution Source:9488925 17th September 1915
1918
service British Army Serjeant 240008 Leicestershire Regiment 1st/5th Battalion Source:9488903 12th January 1918
1918
location 34 Queen's Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom their own address Source:9489025 12th January 1918
1918
dates Age 35 Source:9489025 12th January 1918
1918
awards Croix de Guerre Belgium Other War Service Award Source:9489137 12th April 1918
service British Army Lance Corporal 240608 Leicestershire Regiment Source:1490873
service British Army Lance Corporal 384 Leicestershire Regiment Source:1490873
1918
death Died of wounds PD. The War Diary for today records. TRENCHES. The Sergeant wounded the previous day died at CHOQUES. Choques, Somme France Source:9488903 Source:9489025 12th January 1918
burial Chocques Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France I. O. 1. Source:9488903

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Growdridge
Source 1490873
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1 Turners Row, Coventry Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
1 Turners Row, Coventry Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
34 Queen's Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom their own address known 12th January 1918
4 Brick Kiln Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Military Hospital France away from home address known 17th September 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 384 Leicestershire Regiment Lance Corporal
British Army 240608 Leicestershire Regiment Lance Corporal
British Army 240008 Leicestershire Regiment 1st/5th Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Croix de Guerre Belgium Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Growdridge nee mother
Henry Growdridge father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lucy Growdridge sister 1879
Mary Growdridge sister 1885
Sarah Growdridge sister 1887
Lilla Growdridge sister 1889
Ernest Harry Growdridge brother 1896

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Leicestershire and Rutland, Soldiers Died 1914-1920 Transcription Ann144206
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann144206
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann144206
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann144206
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ann144206

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Ann144206
Birmingham Daily Gazette 17 September 1915 Ann144206
WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 Ann144206
The London Gazette 12 April 1918 Ann144206

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