We remember Frederick Gilbert Elms

We remember Frederick Gilbert Elms

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling Frank Arnold Elms Source:6654073 20th August 1887
1889
sibling Violet Elms Source:6654073 1889
1892
sibling Claude Ernest Elms Source:6654073 6th August 1892
1895
birth Plumstead, Kent United Kingdom Source:6654070 Source:6654073 2nd April 1895
1901
location 9 Coleman Road, Erith, Kent United Kingdom parents address Source:6654073 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 5 Source:6654073 31st March 1901
1902
education Primary school Purrett Road School Greenwich, London United Kingdom Source:6654070 10th March 1902
1902
location 15 Shieldhall Street, Greenwich, London United Kingdom parents address Source:6654070 10th March 1902
1902
sibling Mark Elms Source:6654078 1902
1906
sibling Cecil Elms Source:6654078 1906
1908
sibling Stanley Elms Source:6654078 1908
1911
dates Age 16 Source:6654078 2nd April 1911
1911
location 15 Shieldhall Street, Abbey Wood, London United Kingdom parents address Source:6654078 2nd April 1911
1914
service British Army Rifleman 1370 The London Regiment 1/9th Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles) Source:6654091 August 1914 - 1st July 1916
1914
service British Army Rifleman 1370 London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) 9th (County of London) Battalion Source:9101303 August 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:2456330 9th May 1915 - 1st July 1916
1916
dates Age 21 Source:6654083 1st July 1916
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:6654085
service British Army Rifleman 1370 London Regiment Source:2456330
1916
death Killed in Action His company was in the leading wave, going over the top at 7.30 a.m. The battalion lost four-fifths of its strength on 1 July with 544 casualties. The Somme France Source:7328656 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7328656

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frederick Gilbert
Initials FG
Last Name Elms
Source 6654070
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
15 Shieldhall Street, Abbey Wood, London United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
15 Shieldhall Street, Greenwich, London United Kingdom parents address known 10th March 1902
9 Coleman Road, Erith, Kent United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1370 The London Regiment 1/9th Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles) Rifleman
British Army 1370 London Regiment Rifleman
British Army 1370 London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) 9th (County of London) Battalion Rifleman
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
James Elms father
Alice Elms nee Risley mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frank Arnold Elms brother 20th August 1887
Violet Elms sister 1889
Claude Ernest Elms brother 6th August 1892
Mark Elms brother 1902
Cecil Elms brother 1906
Stanley Elms brother 1908

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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 Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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School Admission Register Barry1338
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Barry1338
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Barry1338

Multimedia

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Thiepval Memorial Selena49658

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