We remember William Herbert Harland

We remember William Herbert Harland

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Redcar,Yorkshire North Riding United Kingdom Source:5478821 Source:5479186 25th July 1893
1896
sibling John Alfred Harland Source:5479186 21st May 1896
1900
sibling Lily Hasted Harland Source:5479186 23rd August 1900
1901
location 37 Jubilee Road, Eston, Yorkshire North Riding United Kingdom parents address Source:5479186 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 7 Source:5479186 31st March 1901
1914
employment Merchant Navy Able Seaman Source:5481584 17th August 1914 - 11th September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 2619 Durham Light Infantry 8th Battalion Source:5479455 13th September 1914
1914
enlistment , Co Durham United Kingdom Source:5479455 13th September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5479455 20th April 1915 - 29th April 1915
1915
hospitalisation Gun shot wound to arm and knee. Hospital/Institution Source:9266937 26th April 1915
1917
discharge Source:5479455 31st August 1917
1917
location 161 High Street, Redcar, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9081066 10th December 1917
1918
employment Merchant Navy Deck Officer Source:5481584 1st January 1918 - 17th April 1918
1918
service Other Empire Force 2nd Mate Mercantile Marine - SS John H Barry Source:9375856 2nd January 1918 - 18th March 1918
1918
dates Age 24 Source:9375856 2nd January 1918
1918
employment Second Mate Headlam and Rowland Source:9375856 2nd January 1918 - 18th March 1918
1918
employment Merchant Navy Deck Officer Source:5481584 11th July 1918 - 25th January 1919
1919
employment Merchant Navy Deck Officer Source:5481584 29th January 1919 - 16th July 1919
1919
employment Second Mate Source:5481584 11th October 1919 - 25th December 1919
1920
employment Second Mate Source:5481584 18th February 1920 - 14th March 1920
1920
location 14 Cleveland Street, Coatham, Redcar, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9498789 2nd June 1920
1920
marriage Gwyneth Jackson Source:5478867 19th June 1920 - 1st November 1940
1920
employment Second Mate Source:5481584 28th August 1920 - 20th December 1920
1921
employment Second Mate Source:5481584 12th October 1921 - 12th October 1924
1922
children Gwyneth M Harland Source:9497162 1922
1924
children Ian W Harland Source:9497164 1924
1924
location 35 Stockton Road, West Hartlepool, Co Durham United Kingdom Source:9503125 24th November 1924
1925
employment First Mate Source:5481584 11th April 1925 - 2nd March 1928
1928
employment First Mate Source:5481584 3rd May 1928 - 9th August 1929
1930
employment Master Source:9505412 1st July 1930
1930
employment Master Source:9506797 5th December 1930
1935
children Malcolm K Harland Source:9497166 1935
1936
employment Master Source:9506797 2nd July 1936
1936
location 55 Grange Road, West Hartlepool, Co Durham United Kingdom their own address Source:5478867 1936 - 1st November 1940
1937
children Donald G Harland Source:9497168 1937
1940
employment Master Source:9506797 3rd January 1940
1940
employment Master Source:9506797 16th April 1940
service Other Empire Force Captain Empire Bison Source:7650204
service British Army Private 219128 Labour Corps 360 Company Source:5479455
service British Army Lincoln Regt. Source:5479455
employment Master Sir R Ropner and Co Ltd Source:7650211
1940
death Civilian war death At sea. Master of the SS Empire Bison torpedoed 1 Nov 1940. Source:5478867 1st November 1940
burial Tower Hill Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Trinity Square Gardens, London At sea on board SS Empire Bison United Kingdom Panel 38 Source:7650211 Source:5478867

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Herbert
Initials WH
Last Name Harland
Source 5479186
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
14 Cleveland Street, Coatham, Redcar, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd June 1920
161 High Street, Redcar, Yorkshire United Kingdom known 10th December 1917
35 Stockton Road, West Hartlepool, Co Durham United Kingdom known 24th November 1924
37 Jubilee Road, Eston, Yorkshire North Riding United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
55 Grange Road, West Hartlepool, Co Durham United Kingdom their own address 1936 - 1st November 1940
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Lincoln Regt.
British Army 219128 Labour Corps 360 Company Private
British Army 2619 Durham Light Infantry 8th Battalion Private
Other Empire Force Empire Bison Captain
Other Empire Force Mercantile Marine - SS John H Barry 2nd Mate
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mercantile Marine War Medal Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gwyneth M Harland daughter 1922
Ian W Harland son 1924
Malcolm K Harland son 1935
Donald G Harland son 1937
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Charles Harland father
Jane Frances Hasted Harland nee Thompson mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Alfred Harland brother 21st May 1896
Lily Hasted Harland sister 23rd August 1900
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gwyneth Jackson wife 19th June 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Grey Fair
DateHeightSource
1917-08-31 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-04-26 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Gordon760
Deaths at sea, 1781-1968 Transcription Gordon760
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Gordon760
British Merchant Navy, First World War Medal Cards 1914-1925 Transcription Gordon760
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Gordon760
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Gordon760
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Gordon760
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Gordon760

External Evidence

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The Newcastle Journal Gordon760
London Gazette Gordon760
Records of the Rowland and Marwood Steamship Company Gordon760
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty Details Gordon760
British Armed Forces, First World War Soldiers' Medical Records Gordon760
New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 Gordon760
Britain, merchant seamen, 1918-1941 Image Gordon760
The Ropner Story Gordon760

Multimedia

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William Herbert Harland in July 1918 Gordon760
William Herbert Harland about 1910 Gordon760
William H Harland 1940 Gordon760
Newspaper cutting Sep or Oct 1940 Gordon760
Discharge Form B2067 outer page Gordon760
Discharge Form B2067 inner page Gordon760
Examination for 2nd Mate's Ticket Gordon760
SS John H Barry Gordon760
Bill and Gwyneth Gordon760
Examination for 1st Mate's Ticket Gordon760
Silver War Badge Vincent96527
Examination for Master's Ticket Gordon760
SS West Cawthon/Empire Bison Gordon760
William Herbert Harland with his children Gordon760

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