We remember Gilbert George Downes

We remember Gilbert George Downes

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling May Downes Source:8482733 1887
1890
birth Upottery, Devon United Kingdom Source:7651700 Source:8482733 12th April 1890
1891
location Stillinghayes, Sheldon, Devon United Kingdom parents address Source:8482733 5th April 1891
1891
sibling Wilfred D Downes Source:8484016 1891
1892
sibling Lionel Bellingham Downes Source:8484015 1892
1894
sibling Dorah M Downes Source:8484016 1894
1898
education General education Royal Masonic School Wood Green, London then Bushey, Hertfordshire United Kingdom Source:7651700 1898 - 1908
1908
education First degree in modern languages - BA 2nd Class Honours University College Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:7651700 1908 - 1912
1911
location SS Tonbridge, Barry Dock, Glamorgan United Kingdom away from home address Source:8483749 2nd April 1911
1914
employment Not known Egyptian Ministry of Education Source:7651700 1914
1914
commission Unknown Source:7651700 1914
1914
marriage Valentine Joan Sasse Source:8483466 24th October 1914
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:7651700 30th June 1915 - 9th August 1915
1915
service British Army Lieutenant Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Battalion Source:7651700 9th August 1915
1915
service British Army Captain Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Battalion Source:7308803 11th August 1915
1915
location 32 Redcliffe Square, South Kensington, London United Kingdom their own address Source:7308803 11th August 1915
1915
death Died of wounds At Suvla Bay on 9 Aug he was shot in the side during an attack and died 4 days later on the Hospital-Carrier Andania. At sea Turkey Source:7308803 Source:7651700 11th August 1915
1915
children Mary Valentine Gilbert Downes Source:8483475 22nd November 1915
burial East Mudros Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Mudros Cemetery, Mudros East Greece II.D.61 Source:7308803 Source:7651700

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gilbert George
Initials GG
Last Name Downes
Source 1688082
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
32 Redcliffe Square, South Kensington, London United Kingdom their own address known 11th August 1915
SS Tonbridge, Barry Dock, Glamorgan United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Stillinghayes, Sheldon, Devon United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Valentine Gilbert Downes daughter 22nd November 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frances Ellen Downes mother
Daniel George Downes father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
May Downes sister 1887
Wilfred D Downes brother 1891
Lionel Bellingham Downes brother 1892
Dorah M Downes sister 1894
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Valentine Joan Sasse wife 24th October 1914

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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 Imperial1
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Gordon760
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760

External Evidence

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Memorials of Masonians Who Fell in the Great War Gordon760
London Marriages and Bans 1754 - 1921 Gordon760
Baptism entry for Mary Valentine Gilbert Downes Gordon760
1911 Wales Census Gordon760

Multimedia

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Gilbert George Downes Gordon760
2nd Lieutenant, The Lincolnshire Regiment. john14663

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