We remember George Walter Mapson

We remember George Walter Mapson

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
birth Islington, London United Kingdom Source:8792823 September 1878
1896
enlistment Colchester, Essex United Kingdom Source:8792823 25th November 1896
1896
location 117 Ennersdale Road, Lewisham, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8792823 25th November 1896
1896
service British Army Private 997 The Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:8792823 25th November 1896 - 5th February 1897
1896
dates Age 18 Source:8792823 25th November 1896
1896
employment Labourer A Mr Lock Lewisham, London United Kingdom Source:8792823 25th November 1896
1897
service British Army Private 4024 Dragoon Guards 1st (King’s) Dragoon Guards Source:8792823 6th February 1897 - 7th January 1898
1898
service British Army Private 5DG/4550 Dragoon Guards 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales’) Dragoon Guards Source:8792823 8th January 1898 - 28th October 1902
1899
dates Age 21 Source:8792823 11th October 1899
1900
hospitalisation Ruptured lifting a heavy stone to be used in building a fort for the defence of Ladysmith during 2nd Boer War Hospital/Institution Source:8792823 January 1900
1902
dates Age 24 Source:8792823 31st May 1902
1902
service British Army Private 6010 Dragoon Guards 7th (Princess Royal’s) Dragoon Guards Source:8792823 29th October 1902 - 31st March 1904
1904
service British Army Private 5DG/4550 Dragoon Guards 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales’) Dragoon Guards Source:8792823 1st April 1904 - 19th August 1918
1914
dates Age 36 Source:8792823 15th August 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8792823 15th August 1914 - 19th August 1918
1918
dates Age 40 Source:8792823 19th August 1918
1918
service British Army Private D/20141 Dragoon Guards 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards Source:8792823 20th August 1918 - 13th May 1919
1919
location 64 Fernbrook Road, Lewisham, London United Kingdom their own address Source:8792823 12th May 1919
1919
discharge Source:8792823 13th May 1919
1919
dates Age 41 Source:8792823 13th May 1919

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Walter
Initials GW
Last Name Mapson
Source 8792823
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
117 Ennersdale Road, Lewisham, London United Kingdom parents address known 25th November 1896
64 Fernbrook Road, Lewisham, London United Kingdom their own address known 12th May 1919
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 997 The Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 4024 Dragoon Guards 1st (King’s) Dragoon Guards Private
British Army 5DG/4550 Dragoon Guards 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales’) Dragoon Guards Private
British Army 6010 Dragoon Guards 7th (Princess Royal’s) Dragoon Guards Private
British Army 5DG/4550 Dragoon Guards 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales’) Dragoon Guards Private
British Army D/20141 Dragoon Guards 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Walter Mapson father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Sallow Brown Dark brown
DateHeightSource
1896-11-25 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1896-11-25 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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External Evidence

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Anglo-Boer War Records 1899-1902 Transcription Keith22624
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Keith22624
London Gazette Dated 26 July 1917 Keith22624
England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Keith22624

Multimedia

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4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards Cap Badge Keith22624
The King's South Africa Medal Keith22624
The Queen's South Africa Medal Keith22624

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