We remember John Hay Beith

We remember John Hay Beith

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Timeline

Timeline

1868
sibling Alexander Beith Source:8580690 1868
1870
sibling Agnes Beith Source:8580690 1870
1873
sibling Daniel F Beith Source:8580690 1873
1875
sibling Elizaveth Beith Source:8580690 1875
1876
birth Manchester United Kingdom Source:8580699 Source:8580690 17th April 1876
1879
sibling Donald Beith Source:8580690 1879
1881
location 2 Willow Bank, Withington, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:8580690 1881
1881
sibling Janet M Beith Source:8580690 1881
1891
location Edinburgh United Kingdom school/college address Source:8580692 1891
1901
employment Schoolmaster Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:8580693 1901
1901
location Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:8580693 1901
1908
commission Source:9287167 17th July 1908
1908
service British Army Second Lieutenant Officers Training Corps Junior Division Source:9287167 17th July 1908 - 7th May 1912
1908
enlistment Source:9287167 1908
1912
service British Army Second Lieutenant Unattached List Territorial Force Source:9287167 7th May 1912 - 2nd July 1913
1913
discharge Source:9287167 2nd July 1913
1914
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 10th (Service) Battalion Source:9287167 16th September 1914 - 5th October 1914
1914
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 10th (Service) Battalion Source:9287167 5th October 1914 - 16th May 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Captain Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 10th (Service) Battalion Source:9287167 17th May 1915 - 28th September 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Captain General List Brigade Machine Gun Section Source:9287167 29th September 1915 - 1st March 1916
1915
appointments Brigade Machine Gun Officer Source:9287167 29th September 1915 - 26th March 1916
1915
marriage Helen Margaret Spiers Source:280533 1915
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8580749 14th January 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Captain Machine Gun Corps Source:9287167 2nd March 1916 - 26th March 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Captain Machine Gun Corps Training Centre Source:9287167 27th March 1916
1916
appointments Machine Gun Instructor, MGC Training Centre Source:9287167 27th March 1916
1917
service British Army Temporary Honorary Major General List Machine Gun Corps Source:9287167 18th October 1917
1918
service British Army Major General List Source:9287167 7th June 1918
1918
awards Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration Source:9287167 7th June 1918
1919
location 21 Cadogan Gardens, London United Kingdom Source:280533 20th January 1919
1920
service British Army Major Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Reserve of Officers Source:9287167 10th January 1920 - 17th April 1926
1920
location 21 Burdon Street, Berkeley Square, London United Kingdom Source:280533 8th May 1920
1921
service British Army Major Machine Gun Corps Infantry Source:9287167 1st September 1921
1921
discharge Source:9287167 1st September 1921
1926
discharge Source:9287167 17th April 1926
1931
awards Officer' Order of St John of Jerusalem Other Civilian Service Award Source:9287167 23rd December 1931
1938
appointments Director of Public Relations, War Office Source:9287167 1st November 1938
1938
service British Army Honorary Major General War Office Public Relations Department Source:9287167 1st November 1938 - 30th January 1941
1938
employment Director of Public Relations War Office London United Kingdom Source:9287167 1st November 1938 - 30th January 1941
1952
death Source:8580699 22nd September 1952

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Hay
Initials JH
Last Name Beith,
Source 8580760
First Names Ian
Initials I
Last Name Hay
Source 9287166
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2 Willow Bank, Withington, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1881
21 Burdon Street, Berkeley Square, London United Kingdom known 8th May 1920
21 Cadogan Gardens, London United Kingdom known 20th January 1919
Edinburgh United Kingdom school/college address known 1891
Edinburgh United Kingdom known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Officers Training Corps Junior Division Second Lieutenant
British Army Unattached List Territorial Force Second Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Temporary Captain
British Army General List Machine Gun Corps Temporary Honorary Major
British Army Machine Gun Corps Infantry Major
British Army Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Reserve of Officers Major
British Army War Office Public Relations Department Honorary Major General
British Army Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 10th (Service) Battalion Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 10th (Service) Battalion Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 10th (Service) Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army General List Brigade Machine Gun Section Temporary Captain
British Army Machine Gun Corps Training Centre Temporary Captain
British Army General List Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
CBE, MC British Award/Decoration
Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Officer' Order of St John of Jerusalem Other Civilian Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Janet Beith mother
John Alexander Beith father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alexander Beith brother 1868
Agnes Beith sister 1870
Daniel F Beith brother 1873
Elizaveth Beith sister 1875
Donald Beith brother 1879
Janet M Beith sister 1881
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Margaret Spiers wife 1915

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Official Records

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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Guy74824
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Guy74824
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Guy74824

External Evidence

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Military Cross Registers at UK National Archives Glen107
Wikipedia entry Guy74824
London Gazette, 14 January 1916, Awarded the Military Cross Guy74824
London Gazette, 15 September 1914, 2nd Lt. Guy74824
London Gazette, 7 June 1918, C.B.E. Guy74824

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