We remember William George Durrant

We remember William George Durrant

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom Source:5522272 June 1881
1896
employment Musician Carpenter Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom Source:5522264 4th September 1896
1896
enlistment Chichester United Kingdom Source:5522264 4th September 1896
1896
dates Age 15 Source:5522264 4th September 1896
1901
theatres South West Africa :5b Source:5522296 16th November 1901 - 2nd July 1902
1904
theatres South West Africa :5b Source:5522296 6th April 1904 - 23rd January 1908
1909
service British Army Lance Corporal 4285 Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards) 2nd Battalion Source:5522264 May 1909
1910
marriage Elizabeth Mace Source:5522276 23rd March 1910
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5522296 15th August 1914 - 17th November 1914
1914
missing reported present at Lelfans Source:5522264 1st September 1914 - 25th September 1914
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal R/4285 2nd Reserve Cavalry Regiment Source:5522264 18th January 1915
1916
hospitalisation Displaced L semilunar cartilage (refuses operation) Hospital/Institution Source:5522269 31st October 1916
1917
discharge Source:5522296 19th October 1917
missing Source:5522269
service British Army Private 2DG/4285 Dragoon Guards Source:2409609
service British Army Private 4285 Dragoon Guards Source:2409609
1952
death Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom Source:5522275 24th February 1952

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William George
Initials WG
Last Name Durrant
Source 2409609
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4285 Dragoon Guards Private
British Army 2DG/4285 Dragoon Guards Private
British Army 4285 Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards) 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army R/4285 2nd Reserve Cavalry Regiment Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Mace wife 23rd March 1910
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1896-09-04 4'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1896-09-04 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Louise4563
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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Louise4563
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Louise4563
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Louise4563
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Louise4563

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