Description: Medal index cards were created by the Army Medal Office towards the end of the First World War. They record the medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim.
Title: Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records
Description: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) commemorate First World War servicemen and women and members of some civilian organisations who died before 31 August 1921 while in Commonwealth military service or of causes attributable to service.
Description: LIEUT P R HEATON (DIED)
Lieutenant Philip Ralph Heaton, King's African Rifles, who died abroad of enteric fever on the 4th inst., was the elder son of Mr and Mrs Ralph Heaton, Westfield Road, Edgbaston, and was 24 years of age. Lieutenant Heaton was educated at West House School, Edgbaston, at Shrewsbury School, and also in France, Italy, Germany and Spain. He lived in London for a time, and while there was a member of the Honourable Artillery Company. About four years ago he emigrated to British East Africa where he started farming. On the outbreak of war he joined the King's African Rifles, and while serving as a private won the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Later he was given a commission.
Additional: Parents names and approx year of marriage match
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