We remember Harry Wilfred House

We remember Harry Wilfred House

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Great Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:9130951 26th September 1895
1909
education For boy scholar aged 14 to 19 Rugby School Rugby, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:9131988 1909 - 1914
1914
commission Temporary Source:9130951 23rd September 1914
1914
service British Army 2nd Lieut East Lancashire Regiment 7th east Battalion Source:9134983 23rd September 1914 - 22nd May 1915
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9130951 July 1915 - March 1919
1915
service British Army Captain East Lancashire Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9134983 21st September 1915
1916
awards Italian Silver Medal for Military Valour Other War Service Award Source:9130951 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded 7 July 1916. Evacuated to England and after 3 months sick leave he rejoined his regiment 7th East Lancs in November that year Hospital/Institution Source:9130951 7th July 1916 - November 1916
1918
service British Army Major Wiltshire Regiment 6th Battalion Source:9135495 March 1918
1918
appointments Staff Captain, 58th Infantry Brigade Source:9130951 May 1918 - August 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9131988 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9131988 June 1918
1918
appointments A/Brigade Major, 57th Infantry Brigade Source:9135704 August 1918 - March 1919
1918
service British Army Major Source:9130951 September 1918
1919
employment General duties Colonial Office London United Kingdom Source:9130951 March 1919 - December 1919
1919
discharge Source:9130951 March 1919
1920
education Undergraduate (and subsequently 'Fellow' of Queen's College, Oxford, Sept 1923 to 1945). Queen's College Oxford United Kingdom Source:9131988 January 1920 - March 1923
1921
education Sorbonne University, Paris Paris France Source:9131988 April 1921 - July 1923
1926
marriage Marjorie Stacey Gibbs Source:9130951 May 1926
1941
education Head Master Wellington College Crowthorne, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:9130951 1941 - 1956
1967
education Governor Ipswich School Ipswich, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:9130951 1967 - 1972
service British Army Major Source:9130951
1987
death Not War Related Ipswich, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:9130951 9th January 1987
burial St Peter's Church Non-War Cemetery Stutton, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:9130951

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry Wilfred
Initials HW
Last Name House
Source 9130951
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army East Lancashire Regiment 7th east Battalion 2nd Lieut
British Army East Lancashire Regiment 7th Battalion Captain
British Army Wiltshire Regiment 6th Battalion Major
British Army Major
British Army Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Italian Silver Medal for Military Valour Other War Service Award
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kate Charlotte Sorensen mother
Harry Hammond House father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marjorie Stacey Gibbs wife May 1926

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Guild of One-name Studies: HARRY WILFRED HOUSE family record David35484
The Wardrobe - The (Duke of Edinburgh's) Wiltshire Regiment 1881-1920 David35484

Multimedia

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The South Front of Wellington College, Berkshire David35484
War Service & other Notes on Harry Wilfred House David35484
Medal Index Card for Harry Wilfred House David35484
East Lancashire Regiment cap badge 1881-1958 David35484
(Duke of Edinburgh's) Wiltshire Regiment cap badge David35484
Wiltshire Regiment marching up to the Front 1918 David35484
Harry Wilfred House, Master of Wellington College David35484
Rooftops of Great Malvern from the Malvern Hills David35484
Master of Wellington College 1941-56 David35484
Major HW House, DSO MC, Territorial Officer c.1940 David35484
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) David35484

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