We remember Arthur John Ford

We remember Arthur John Ford

Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Tavistock United Kingdom Source:5496277 18th October 1891
1894
sibling Charles Henry Ford Source:5524337 6th December 1894
1896
sibling Elizabeth Ann Ford Source:5524337 13th November 1896
1898
sibling Robert George Gerry Ford Source:5524337 23rd December 1898
1908
service Royal Navy Boy 2nd Class J1752 HMS Ganges II Source:6625463 2nd June 1908 - 22nd September 1908
1908
service Royal Navy Boy 1st Class J1752 HMS Ganges II Source:6625463 23rd September 1908 - 27th October 1908
1908
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman J1752 Source:5524424 2nd December 1908 - 8th February 1910
1910
service Royal Navy Stoker 2nd Class K5302 HMS Commonwealth Source:6625484 9th February 1910 - 5th October 1910
1910
service Royal Navy Stoker 2nd Class K5302 HMS Vivid II Source:6625484 6th November 1910 - 14th December 1910
1910
service Royal Navy Stoker 2nd Class K5302 HMS Queen Source:6625484 15th December 1910 - 11th May 1911
1911
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K5302 HMS Queen Source:6625484 12th May 1911 - 14th May 1912
1912
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K5302 HMS Vivid II Source:6625484 15th May 1912 - 13th March 1913
1913
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K5302 HMS Argyll Source:6625484 14th March 1913 - 23rd February 1914
1915
service British Army Private 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5508481 9th April 1915 - 18th January 1916
1915
enlistment Exeter United Kingdom Source:5508481 9th April 1915
1915
location 19 Hawthorne Grove, Pennycross, Plymouth United Kingdom parents address Source:5508481 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6175802 6th July 1915 - 8th April 1917
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5508481 19th January 1916 - 29th July 1916
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:6175802 23rd July 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5508481 29th July 1916 - 13th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded doing duty. Hospital/Institution Source:5508481 4th September 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:6175802 14th September 1916 - 2nd September 1917
1916
hospitalisation Gun Shot Wound to Left Hand. Hospital/Institution Source:5508481 25th September 1916
1917
hospitalisation Gun Shot Wound to Fingers & Cheek. S.W. Hospital/Institution Source:5508481 17th March 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gun Shot Wound to the cheek, simple flesh wound severe Hospital/Institution Source:5508481 17th April 1917 - 24th April 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gun Shot Wound to the feet Hospital/Institution Source:5508481 4th May 1917 - 24th June 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:5508481 2nd June 1917
1917
service British Army Private 16068 Devonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:6175802 3rd September 1917 - 16th September 1917
1917
events Tried by District Court Martial Military Discipline Devonport, Devon United Kingdom Source:6175802 3rd September 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6175802 17th September 1917
1917
service British Army Private 16068 Devonshire Regiment 8th Battalion Source:6175802 20th September 1917 - 24th September 1917
1917
service British Army Private 16068 Devonshire Regiment 9th Battalion Source:6175802 24th September 1917 - 15th January 1918
1917
hospitalisation Gun Shot Wound to Left Hand and Back. Mild Hospital/Institution Source:5508481 4th October 1917
1918
service British Army Private 479815 Labour Corps 945 Source:2502954 16th January 1918 - 22nd December 1920
1920
discharge Source:5508481 22nd December 1920
employment Riveter Source:5508481
1976
death Not War Related Newton Abbot United Kingdom Source:5496277 Source:5496402 11th March 1976

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur John
Initials AJ
Last Name Ford
Source 5496277
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
19 Hawthorne Grove, Pennycross, Plymouth United Kingdom parents address known 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy J1752 Ordinary Seaman
British Army 16068 Devonshire Regiment 8th Battalion Private
British Army 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Sergeant
British Army 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Corporal
British Army 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 16068 Devonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 16068 Devonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 16068 Devonshire Regiment 9th Battalion Private
Royal Navy K5302 HMS Queen Stoker 2nd Class
Royal Navy K5302 HMS Queen Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy K5302 HMS Commonwealth Stoker 2nd Class
Royal Navy K5302 HMS Vivid II Stoker 2nd Class
Royal Navy K5302 HMS Vivid II Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy K5302 HMS Argyll Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy J1752 HMS Ganges II Boy 2nd Class
Royal Navy J1752 HMS Ganges II Boy 1st Class
British Army 479815 Labour Corps 945 Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Maud Ford mother
John Henry Ford father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Henry Ford brother 6th December 1894
Elizabeth Ann Ford sister 13th November 1896
Robert George Gerry Ford brother 23rd December 1898
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Light brown
DateHeightSource
1915-04-09 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-04-09 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Geoffrey4778
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Medal Index Cards Transcription Geoffrey4778
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Geoffrey4778
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Geoffrey4778
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Geoffrey4778
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919 Transcription Geoffrey4778

External Evidence

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Supplement to the London Gazette, 23 August 1916 Geoffrey4778
British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 for Arthur John Ford Geoffrey4778
Family Tree Geoffrey4778
Naval Service Record - Arthur John Ford K5302 Geoffrey4778
Naval Service Record - Arthur John Ford J1752 Geoffrey4778

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