We remember Cecil Frederick George Humphries

We remember Cecil Frederick George Humphries

Timeline

Timeline

1886
birth Mataura, Southland, South Island New Zealand Source:8726662 1886
1914
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:8726654 7th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private SS/207 Army Service Corps Clerk at Le Havre 27 Aug 1914 Source:8726654 11th August 1914
1914
service British Army Corporal SS/207 Army Service Corps Clerk at Le Havre 27 Aug 1914 Source:8726654 25th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 14000 Manchester Regiment Reverted to Private and transferred at his own request Source:8726654 15th October 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 14000 Manchester Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8726654 20th October 1914
1914
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8726666 20th December 1914
1914
service British Army Acting Corporal, acting Sergeant 14000 Manchester Regiment Won a D.C.M. for 'Gallantry at Givenchy' LG 30/3/15 Source:8726654 21st December 1914 - 10th June 1915
1915
commission Temporary Source:8726654 11th June 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Highland Light Infantry 12th battalion, highland Battalion Source:8726654 11th June 1915
1917
service British Army Captain Highland Light Infantry Mention in Despatches Source:8726668 4th January 1917
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:2562615 29th November 1918
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Norfolk Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9002556
1918
death Killed in Action Foncquevillers, Somme France Source:8726663 Source:8726662 22nd August 1918

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Cecil Frederick George
Initials CFG
Last Name Humphries,
Source 8726663
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army SS/207 Army Service Corps Clerk at Le Havre 27 Aug 1914 Private
British Army 14000 Manchester Regiment Reverted to Private and transferred at his own request Private
British Army 14000 Manchester Regiment 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army Highland Light Infantry 12th battalion, highland Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Highland Light Infantry Mention in Despatches Captain
British Army SS/207 Army Service Corps Clerk at Le Havre 27 Aug 1914 Corporal
British Army 14000 Manchester Regiment Won a D.C.M. for 'Gallantry at Givenchy' LG 30/3/15 Acting Corporal, acting Sergeant
British Army Norfolk Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO, MC and Bar, DCM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration

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