We remember William Edward Gatacre

We remember William Edward Gatacre

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1878
birth Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:9430804 Source:9430796 23rd January 1878
1900
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:9430858 19th May 1900 - 9th May 1901
1900
commission Regular Source:9430858 19th May 1900
1900
dates Age 21 Source:9430858 19th May 1900
1901
service British Army Lieutenant King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:9430943 10th May 1901 - 23rd September 1908
1902
appointments Seconded to the Colonial Office Source:9430908 15th March 1902
1908
appointments Seconded as an Adjutant of Territorial Infantry Source:9430943 24th September 1908
1908
appointments Adjutant 5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers Source:9430928 24th September 1908
1908
service British Army Captain King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:9430943 24th September 1908
1908
dates Age 29 Source:9430804 3rd November 1908
1908
marriage Mary Margaret Gatacre nee Kennedy Source:9430804 3rd November 1908 - 1925
1909
children Gladys Ellen Gatacre Source:9430796 1909
1911
dates Age 33 Source:9430796 2nd April 1911
1911
location 1 Moorfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland United Kingdom their own address Source:9430796 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Captain - Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry The Crown Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland United Kingdom Source:9430796 2nd April 1911
1914
children Diana Mary Gatacre Source:9430796 1914
1914
dates Age 35 Source:1749560 4th August 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:1749560 16th August 1914
1914
service British Army Captain King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:1749560 16th August 1914
1915
service British Army Major King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:9430951 1st September 1915 - 23rd January 1928
1918
internment pow Not known Germany Source:9431056 1918
1918
dates Age 39 Source:1749560 11th November 1918
1926
marriage Alice Julie Hortense Jacqueline Aurelie Gatacre nee De Stuars Source:9430774 10th February 1926
1926
dates Age 47 Source:9430774 10th February 1926
1930
children Edward Victor Gatacre Source:9430774 1930
1939
dates Age 60 Source:9430808 September 1939
1939
location Atcham Rural District, Shropshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9430808 September 1939
1959
death Not War Related William Edward Gatacre died over 40 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 81. possibly the ......... Netherlands Source:9430804 3rd June 1959
1959
dates Age 81 Source:9430804 3rd June 1959

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Edward
Initials WE
Last Name Gatacre
Source 9430767
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1 Moorfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Atcham Rural District, Shropshire United Kingdom their own address known September 1939
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
British Army King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Lieutenant
British Army King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Captain
British Army King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Captain
British Army King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp 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
Gladys Ellen Gatacre daughter 1909
Diana Mary Gatacre daughter 1914
Edward Victor Gatacre son 1930
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sir William Forbes Gatacre father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Margaret Gatacre nee Kennedy wife 3rd November 1908
Alice Julie Hortense Jacqueline Aurelie Gatacre nee De Stuars wife 10th February 1926

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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith22624
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Keith22624
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith22624

External Evidence

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The Peerage website entry on Major William Edward Gatacre Keith22624
1939 National Registration Act Records Keith22624
London Gazette 18 Sep 1900 Page 5765 - Appointed Second Lieutenant Keith22624
London Gazette 22 Nov 1901 Page 7652 - Promoted to Lieutenant Keith22624
London Gazette 08 Apr 1902 Page 2337 - Seconded to the Colonial Office Keith22624
London Gazette 06 Oct 1908 Page 7228 - Appointed Adjutant 5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers Keith22624
London Gazette 16 Oct 1908 Page 7471 - Appointed Adjutant of Territorial Infantry Keith22624
London Gazette 17 Mar 1919 Page 3605 - Promoted to Major Keith22624
London Gazette 24 Apr 1928 Page 2903 - Age limit for service liability time expired Keith22624

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