We remember Wilfred Harris Lavender

We remember Wilfred Harris Lavender

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
sibling Frederic Huitson Lavender Source:6627728 11th January 1892
1893
birth Penistone United Kingdom Source:6627717 16th November 1893
1895
sibling John Elliot Lavender Source:6627717 1895
1912
education Teacher Apprentice Sheffield University Sheffield United Kingdom Source:6627728 21st August 1912
1912
employment Teachers Apprentice Sheffield Central School Sheffield United Kingdom Source:6627728 21st August 1912
1914
enlistment Sheffield United Kingdom Source:6627717 11th September 1914
1914
service British Army Sergeant 12/569 Yorkshire and Lancaster Regiment 12th Battallion Sheffield Pals Source:2314036 11th September 1914 - 1st July 1916
1914
dates Age 20 Source:6627717 11th September 1914
service British Army Serjeant 12/569 York and Lancaster Regiment Source:2314036
1916
death Killed on the first day of the Somme offensive whilst fighting with the Sheffield Pals. His body was not recovered. The Somme France Source:7380075 Source:6627687 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7380075
sibling Alfred Thomas Lavender Source:6627717
sibling Herbert Henderson Lavender Source:6627717
sibling Arthur Alexander Lavender Source:6627709
sibling Harold Kenneth Lavender Source:6627709
sibling Mona Barbara Lavender Source:6627709
sibling Norah Charlotte Lavender Source:6627709
location 189 Grimesthorpe Road, Sheffield United Kingdom Source:6627717

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Wilfred Harris
Initials WH
Last Name Lavender
Source 6627687
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
189 Grimesthorpe Road, Sheffield United Kingdom
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 12/569 York and Lancaster Regiment Serjeant
British Army 12/569 Yorkshire and Lancaster Regiment 12th Battallion Sheffield Pals Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harriet Elliot Wilby mother
John Henderson Lavender father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederic Huitson Lavender brother 11th January 1892
John Elliot Lavender brother 1895
Alfred Thomas Lavender brother
Herbert Henderson Lavender brother
Arthur Alexander Lavender brother
Harold Kenneth Lavender brother
Mona Barbara Lavender sister
Norah Charlotte Lavender sister
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-11 5'3"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1893-12 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Neil35669
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Neil35669
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Neil35669
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Neil35669
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Neil35669
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Multimedia

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Wilfred Harris Lavender (left) and brother John James201
Wilfred Harris Lavender (left) and brother John James201

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We remember Wilfred Harris Lavender