We remember William Jenkins

We remember William Jenkins

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Gelligaer, Glamorgan United Kingdom Source:6991092 September 1883
1901
dates Age 18 Source:6991092 September 1901
1901
service British Army Private 7149 South Wales Borderers Source:6991092 31st October 1901 - 15th July 1902
1901
enlistment Dowlais United Kingdom Source:6991092 31st October 1901
1902
service British Army Private 7149 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:6991092 16th July 1902 - 8th June 1904
1902
location Troopship to destination of Durban, leaving Southampton United Kingdom military residence address Source:6991092 16th July 1902 - August 1902
1904
location HM Troopship "Plassey" to destination of Southampton, departing from Durban South Africa military residence address Source:6991092 20th May 1904 - 9th June 1904
1904
service British Army Private 7149 South Wales Borderers Source:6991092 9th June 1904 - 30th October 1904
1907
marriage Sarah Ann White Source:6991092 10th September 1907
1907
children Miriam Jenkins Source:6991092 3rd December 1907
1909
children Chloris Oruba Jenkins Source:6991092 21st March 1909
1910
children Hannah Jenkins Source:6991092 13th April 1910
1911
location 22 Wellington St, Rhymney, Monmouthshire, Wales United Kingdom their own address Source:8898523 2nd April 1911
1912
children Elsie May Jenkins Source:6991092 4th August 1912
1913
children Beryl Jenkins Source:6991092 16th October 1913
1913
service British Army Private 7149 South Wales Borderers Army Reserve 4 year extension Source:6991092 31st October 1913
1914
service British Army Private 7149 South Wales Borderers depot Source:6991092 5th August 1914 - 25th August 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8869471 26th August 1914 - 26th September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 7149 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Source:6991092 26th August 1914 - 26th September 1914
1914
location POW camp, Friedrichsfeld Germany military residence address Source:8869490 30th December 1914
1915
location POW camp, Soltau Germany military residence address Source:8869471 August 1915
1917
location Transit camp for repatriated POWs, Red Cross, Berne Switzerland away from home address Source:6991092 8th August 1917
1917
service British Army Private 7149 South Wales Borderers Depot Source:6991091 23rd August 1917 - 26th September 1917
1917
location repatriated back from German POW camp to the UK United Kingdom away from home address Source:6991092 23rd August 1917
1917
discharge Source:6991092 26th September 1917
1917
location 18 Chapel Street, Pontlottyn, Glamorganshire, Wales United Kingdom their own address Source:6991092 27th September 1917
1917
dates Age 32 Source:9363687 8th October 1917
internment pow Source:6991092
1917
death United Kingdom Source:8898376 8th October 1917
burial Rhymney (st. David) Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Monmouthshire United Kingdom Special Memorial (South of church). Source:9363687

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Jenkins
Source 2095019
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
18 Chapel Street, Pontlottyn, Glamorganshire, Wales United Kingdom their own address 27th September 1917
22 Wellington St, Rhymney, Monmouthshire, Wales United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
HM Troopship "Plassey" to destination of Southampton, departing from Durban South Africa military residence address 20th May 1904 - 9th June 1904
POW camp, Friedrichsfeld Germany military residence address known 30th December 1914
POW camp, Soltau Germany military residence address known August 1915
Transit camp for repatriated POWs, Red Cross, Berne Switzerland away from home address 8th August 1917
Troopship to destination of Durban, leaving Southampton United Kingdom military residence address 16th July 1902 - August 1902
repatriated back from German POW camp to the UK United Kingdom away from home address 23rd August 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 7149 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 7149 South Wales Borderers Private
British Army 7149 South Wales Borderers depot Private
British Army 7149 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Private
British Army 7149 South Wales Borderers Private
British Army 7149 South Wales Borderers Depot Private
British Army 7149 South Wales Borderers Army Reserve 4 year extension Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Miriam Jenkins daughter 3rd December 1907
Hannah Jenkins daughter 13th April 1910
Elsie May Jenkins daughter 4th August 1912
Beryl Jenkins daughter 16th October 1913
Chloris Oruba Jenkins daughter 21st March 1909
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Ann White wife 10th September 1907

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Keith1947
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Keith1947
New CWGC Commemorations 28.10.15 Keith1947
Commonwealth War Graves Commission - updated commemoration details Yvonne27542

Multimedia

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Silver War Badge Keith1947
ICRC document PA3128 Keith1947
ICRC document PA920 Keith1947
Missing in France Keith1947
ICRC Index Card Keith1947
Comment on service record Keith1947

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