We remember James France

We remember James France

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Timeline

Timeline

1872
birth Alveley Village, nr Bridgnorth Shropshire United Kingdom Source:8501454 1872
1914
enlistment Bridgnorth, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:8837513 21st September 1914
1914
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8837511 21st September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry Depot Source:8837513 21st September 1914 - 8th March 1915
1914
employment Miner United Kingdom Source:8837513 1914
1915
service British Army Private 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Battalion Source:8837513 9th March 1915 - 30th September 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8837513 1st October 1915 - 26th October 1915
1915
service British Army Private 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry 5th Battalion Source:8837513 1st October 1915 - 26th October 1915
1915
hospitalisation Fractured humerus Hospital/Institution Source:8837513 27th October 1915
1915
service British Army Private 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry Depot Source:8837513 27th October 1915 - 29th December 1815
1915
service British Army Private 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry Command Depot Source:8837513 30th December 1915 - 7th April 1916
1916
service British Army Private 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Battalion Source:8837513 8th April 1916 - 25th April 1916
1916
discharge Source:8837511 25th April 1916
service British Army Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8837513
service British Army Private SR/7599 Shropshire Light Infantry Source:2537478
1916
death War Related Sickness Returned home and lived with his younger sister for 7 months before he died United Kingdom Source:8501454 22nd May 1916
burial Churchyard Alveley (st. Mary) Churchyard Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Alverley Shropshire Shropshire United Kingdom United Kingdom In North East corner. Source:8501454 Source:8846545
sibling Agnes Lou Bannister Source:8837513

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name France
Source 2537478
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army SR/7599 Shropshire Light Infantry Private
British Army Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion
British Army 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry 5th Battalion Private
British Army 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry Depot Private
British Army 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry Command Depot Private
British Army 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 7599 King's Shropshire Light Infantry Depot Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
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
Mary Ann mother
John France father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Lou Bannister sister
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Grey Light brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-21 5'5"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-21 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription R58235
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription R58235
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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All Heroes Hazel53187
Commonwealth War Graves Commission - record R58235

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Gravestone at Alveley Margaret3894

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