We remember Ernest Albert Egerton

We remember Ernest Albert Egerton

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
sibling Thomas E Egerton Source:6168064 1888
1889
sibling William C Egerton Source:6168064 1889
1892
sibling Agnes Egerton Source:6168064 1892
1894
sibling Lizzie Egerton Source:6168064 1894
1897
birth Mier Lane, Longton, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6632925 10th November 1897
1900
sibling Harold Egerton Source:8958790 1900
1901
dates Age 3 Source:6168064 1901
1915
enlistment Longton, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6167983 28th November 1915
1915
dates Age 18 Source:6167983 28th November 1915
1915
service British Army Private 19399 North Staffordshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:6168013 28th November 1915
1916
appointments Lance Corporal Source:6167983 25th February 1916 - 31st May 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6167983 21st October 1916
1916
service British Army Private 19399 North Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:6168013 31st October 1916
1916
service British Army Private 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Source:6168013 8th November 1916
1917
hospitalisation Diarrhoea Hospital/Institution Source:6168013 14th January 1917 - 15th January 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Source:6168013 22nd February 1917
1917
hospitalisation Influenza Hospital/Institution Source:6168013 8th March 1917 - 20th March 1917
1917
hospitalisation Anaemia Hospital/Institution Source:6168013 27th April 1917 - 17th May 1917
1917
appointments Corporal Source:6167983 13th August 1917 - 14th May 1918
1917
service British Army Corporal 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Source:6168013 23rd August 1917
1918
hospitalisation ICT arm Hospital/Institution Source:6168013 25th April 1918 - 6th May 1918
1918
service British Army Serjeant 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Source:6168013 11th May 1918
1918
appointments Sergeant Source:6167983 14th May 1918 - 25th April 1919
1918
service British Army Serjeant 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 3rd Battalion Source:6168013 15th October 1918 - 25th April 1919
1919
hospitalisation Slight weakness in right lung. Has cough and spits blood sometimes. No TB found. Has lost weight. Discharge from service as permanently unfit. Hospital/Institution Source:6168013 19th February 1919 - 25th April 1919
1919
discharge Source:1732623 28th April 1919
1966
dates Age 68 Source:6167967 1966
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6168031
employment Bus conductor Potteries Electric Traction Company Source:8958783
education Blurton Church School Source:8958783
service British Army North Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:6168013
service British Army North Staffordshire Regiment 3rd northst Battalion Source:6168013
service British Army 3rd Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) Source:6168013
employment Miner Florence Coal and Iron Company Source:6168013
marriage Elsie Gilbert Source:6167967 September 1918
service British Army 16th Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) Source:6168013
1966
death Not War Related Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6632925 14th February 1966
burial St Peter's Churchyard Non-War Cemetery Cheadle Road, Blyth Bridge, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6632925

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest Albert
Initials EA
Last Name Egerton
Source 8537642
First Names Ernest Albert
Initials EA
Last Name Egerton
Source 1732623
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
105 Chapel View, Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire United Kingdom their own address known 1919-04-25
24 Kildare Street, Longton, Stoke-On-Trent United Kingdom parents address known 1911
7 May Place, Fenton, Stoke Upon Trent United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 19399 North Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Private
British Army 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Corporal
British Army 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 16th Battalion Serjeant
British Army 16th Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)
British Army 3rd Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)
British Army North Staffordshire Regiment 3rd northst Battalion
British Army North Staffordshire Regiment 1st Battalion
British Army 19399 North Staffordshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 71130 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 3rd Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas H Egerton father
Annie Egerton mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas E Egerton brother 1888
William C Egerton brother 1889
Agnes Egerton sister 1892
Lizzie Egerton sister 1894
Harold Egerton brother 1900
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie Gilbert wife 1918 - 1918
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-11-28 5'3"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-11-28 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Imperial1
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Imperial1
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Fife3190
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Becky117596
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Becky117596
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Becky117596

External Evidence

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BBC feature on Ernest Egerton Imperial1
VC citation, The Edinburgh Gazette Imperial1
UK, Victoria Cross Medals,1857-2007 Janice2668

Multimedia

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VC winners, including Ernest Egerton (right) Imperial1
Ernest Egerton Imperial1
Poppy 10/11/2018 Michael2554

Stories

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