We remember John Kipling

We remember John Kipling

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
sibling Josephine Kipling Source:7649899 1893
1896
sibling Elsie Kipling Source:7649899 February 1896
1897
birth North End House,Rottingdean, Sussex United Kingdom Source:6168379 Source:7649896 17th August 1897
1897
location The Elms, Rottingdean, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:7649896 17th August 1897 - 1902
1902
location Batemans, Burwash, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:7649896 1902
1911
education St Aubyns School Rottingdean, Sussex United Kingdom Source:8550955 1911
1914
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Irish Guards Reserve Bn. Source:6167813 15th August 1914
1914
commission Regular Source:6969235 15th August 1914
1915
service British Army Lieutenant Irish Guards. 2nd Battalion Source:7102759 7th June 1915 - 27th September 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6168513 17th August 1915 - 27th September 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded-assumed fatally Hospital/Institution Source:7649890 27th September 1915
1915
missing During the battle of Loos Source:6167813 27th September 1915 - 10th June 1919
1915
dates Age 18 Source:5503594 27th September 1915
events Commemoration on War Memorial and Plaque Commemoration on War Memorial and Plaque in Church St Bartholomews Church Burwash Sussex United Kingdom Oval bronze Plaque on wall in Church commemorates the Death In Action of the Beloved Only Son of Rudyard Kipling. Source:7649970
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Irish Guards 2nd Bn. Source:6167813
1915
death Killed in Action Kipling was reported injured and missing in action in September 1915 during the Battle of Loos. A shell blast had apparently ripped off his face. With fighting continuing, his body was not identified. Loos, Pas-de-Calais, France Source:7102759 Source:6168379 27th September 1915
burial St. Mary's A.d.s. Cemetery, Haisnes CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France VII. D. 2 Source:7102759

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Kipling
Source 2272820
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Batemans, Burwash, Sussex United Kingdom parents address 1902
The Elms, Rottingdean, Sussex United Kingdom parents address 17th August 1897 - 1902
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Irish Guards Reserve Bn. 2nd Lieutenant
British Army Irish Guards 2nd Bn. 2nd Lieutenant
British Army Irish Guards. 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rudyard Kipling father
Caroline Starr Aka Carrie Balestier mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Josephine Kipling sister 1893
Elsie Kipling sister February 1896
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-08-15 5'6"

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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Grave and cemetery Alistair2221
John Kipling Wikipedia reference Deryck11795
The Son Who Haunted Kipling Deryck11795
London Gazette paul490
The London Gazette paul490
Burwash Sussex Roll of Honour Jean45090
England and Wales Birth Registration Index 1837-2008 Jean45090
England and Wales Marriage Registration Index 1837-2008 Jean45090
Kipling's Life Jean45090
Rudyard Kipling on Wikipedia Jean45090
Burwash War Memorial Jean45090
My Boy Jack poem Charlotte33
Solving the Mystery of Rudyard Kipling's Son (BBC News Magazine) Yvonne27542

Multimedia

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John "Jack" Kipling Deryck11795
Irish Guards cap badge Deryck11795
John Kipling CWGC cert Deryck11795
Kipling's Choice Deryck11795
My Boy Jack? Deryck11795
John Kipling's believed grave. Deryck11795
John Kipling MIC Deryck11795
Pip, Squeak and Wilfred. Deryck11795
Jack + officers of 2nd Irish Guards Deryck11795
BSA 500cc 1914 Deryck11795
Irish Guards Leaving Barracks Deryck11795
'My Boy Jack' Deryck11795
Guards Division Flash paul490
The Battle of Loos paul490
Jack's Grave Selena49658
Children Selena49658
Batemans Selena49658
Portrait photo of Second Lieutenant John Kipling Yvonne27542
Memorial Trevor97969
War memorial Trevor97969
War memorial Trevor97969
Lieutenant John Kipling Desmond1478
Second Lieutenant John Kipling James201
Kipling's medals Christopher35699
Memorial orchard Christopher35699
Jack Kipling's bedroom Christopher35699

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