We remember George Harkes

We remember George Harkes

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Dundee United Kingdom Source:6623747 1893
1893
dates Age 8 Source:6623747 1893
1895
sibling John Harkes Source:6623747 1895
1898
sibling Christina Harkes Source:6623747 1898
1900
sibling Ann Harkes Source:6623747 1900
1901
location 10, Storries Alley, Leith United Kingdom parents address Source:6623747 31st March 1901
1915
enlistment Leith United Kingdom Source:9601393 July 1915
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9600870 13th October 1917
1917
service British Army Corporal 54670 Royal Garrison Artillery 251 Siege Battery Source:9600870 13th October 1917
1918
location Dundee United Kingdom their own address Source:9601406 14th April 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9601406 14th April 1918
1918
missing He is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres. Source:9601406 14th April 1918
1919
events War Gratuity Pensions and Gratuities The war gratuity for this soldier was paid for 33 months qualifying service (calculation thanks to //wargratuity.uk). This indicates an enlistment date of July 1915. Source:9601393 19th September 1919
service British Army Serjeant 54670 Royal Garrison Artillery 251 Siege Battery Source:9601393
1918
death Killed in Action Belgium Source:7471398 Source:9601406 14th April 1918
1918
dates Age 25 Source:7471398 April 1918
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Panel 9 Source:7471398

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Harkes,
Source 9600870
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
10, Storries Alley, Leith United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Dundee United Kingdom their own address known 14th April 1918
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 54670 Royal Garrison Artillery 251 Siege Battery Corporal
British Army 54670 Royal Garrison Artillery 251 Siege Battery Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MM British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Harkes father
Ann Harkes mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Harkes brother 1895
Christina Harkes sister 1898
Ann Harkes sister 1900

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription keith25452
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Joanna64499

External Evidence

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Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards Joanna64499
War Diary Army Troops. 251 Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery Joanna64499
Supplement to the London Gazette Joanna64499
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 Joanna64499
UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 Joanna64499

Multimedia

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Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres/Ieper Joanna64499
Bdr C Vallender MM with two comrades Joanna64499

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