We remember James Meldrum Knox

We remember James Meldrum Knox

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
birth Nuneaton, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:7373783 Source:9058049 1878
1882
sibling Andrew Ronald Knox Source:9058038 8th July 1882
1891
dates Age 12 Source:9058038 1891
1893
education Bedford Modern School Bedford United Kingdom Source:9022502 1893 - 1895
1899
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Source:9178184 4th November 1899
1904
marriage Dorothy, Marian Iles - Knox Source:9058060 1904
1908
service British Army Captain Royal Warwickshire Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9178189 1st April 1908
1911
employment Brick And Tile Manufacturer Source:9058034 1911
1914
service British Army Major Royal Warwickshire Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9178191 24th October 1914
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Warwickshire Regiment Source:9178195 25th July 1917
1918
death Died of wounds Source:7373783 Source:8850002 23rd September 1918
sibling John Douglas Knox Source:9058038
sibling Thomas Keneth Knox Source:9058038
sibling Alexander Knox Source:9058038
sibling Edwin Charles Knox Source:9058038
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9177943
marriage Dorothy M Knox Source:7373783
burial Granezza British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Italy Source:7373783
children George Ronald Meldrum Knox Source:9058034
children Alexander Meldrum Knox Source:9058034
children Dorothy Barbara Knox Source:9058034
sibling Archibald, Septimus Knox Source:9058038

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James Meldrum
Initials JM
Last Name Knox,
Source 7373783
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Castlemere Hinckley Road Nuneaton United Kingdom their own address known 1911
Roseleigh, Hinckley Road, Nuneaton United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment 7th Battalion Captain
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment 7th Battalion Major
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothy Barbara Knox daughter
Alexander Meldrum Knox son
George Ronald Meldrum Knox son
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Knox father
Florence Elizabeth Knox mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Andrew Ronald Knox brother 8th July 1882
Edwin Charles Knox brother
Alexander Knox brother
Thomas Keneth Knox brother
John Douglas Knox brother
Archibald, Septimus Knox brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothy M Knox wife
Dorothy, Marian Iles - Knox wife 1904

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

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 David1424
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Alexander119331
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Alexander119331
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Alexander119331
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Alexander119331

External Evidence

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Award of DSO Alexander119331
London Gazette - Award of a Bar to DSO 1918 Alexander119331
Londond Gazette - Appointed 2Lt 1899 Alexander119331
London Gazette - Posted to 7th Bn Royal Warwick Regt Alexander119331
London Gazette - Appointed Major, 1914 Alexander119331
London Gazette - Appointed A/Lt Col to Comd a Bn 1917 Alexander119331
Wikipedia entry in List of Old Bedford Modernians Lt Col J M Knox DSO & Bar Alexander119331

Multimedia

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A soldier of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment David1424
Bedford Modern School WW1 Memorial Alexander119331
Painting of Lt Col Knox DSO and Bar Alexander119331
OBMs Serving in the Forces 1914-15 Alexander119331
family memorial Steve120914
family memorial Steve120914
photo via twitter @inscriptionsww1 Steve120914

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