We remember William Henry Mapson

We remember William Henry Mapson

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
sibling Elsie Annie Mapson Source:8796895 1889
1894
birth Highworth near Swindon Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:8796890 Source:8796895 November 1894
1897
sibling George Looker Mapson Source:8796895 1897
1901
dates Age 6 Source:8796895 31st March 1901
1901
location Brewery Street, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8796895 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 16 Source:8796909 2nd April 1911
1911
location Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8796909 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Mat Maker and Weaver An employee but worked at home Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:8796909 2nd April 1911
1915
employment Labourer Not known Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:8796890 9th December 1915
1915
dates Age 21 Source:8796890 9th December 1915
1915
location Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8796890 9th December 1915
1915
enlistment Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:8796890 9th December 1915
1916
service British Army Private 17922 Coldstream Guards 5th (Reserve) Battalion Source:8796890 22nd January 1916 - 9th October 1916
1916
service British Army Private 17922 Coldstream Guards 3rd Battalion Source:8796890 10th October 1916 - 23rd November 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8796890 10th October 1916 - 23rd November 1916
1916
hospitalisation "Gun Shot Wounds left leg, left arm, and chest near Ginchy [Ginchy is near Guillemont, Somme, France]." Hospital/Institution Source:8796890 24th November 1916 - 26th February 1917
1916
service British Army Private 17922 Coldstream Guards 5th (Reserve) Battalion Source:8796890 24th November 1916 - 25th May 1917
1917
service British Army Private 1489 Guards Machine Gun Regiment 4th (Foot Guards) Battalion Source:8796890 26th May 1917 - 18th September 1919
1917
appointments First Class Machine Gunner Source:8796890 27th July 1917
1917
hospitalisation "Wounded Gas [from a gas shell] Mild" Hospital/Institution Source:8796890 27th July 1917 - 31st July 1917
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8796890 28th March 1918 - 1st March 1919
1919
discharge Source:8796890 18th September 1919
1919
dates Age 24 Source:8796890 18th September 1919
1919
location Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8796890 18th September 1919
1939
dates Age 44 Source:8796912 September 1939
1939
location Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8796912 September 1939

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Henry
Initials WH
Last Name Mapson
Source 8796895
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Brewery Street, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known 9th December 1915
Eastrop, Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known 18th September 1919
Highworth, near Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known September 1939
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 17922 Coldstream Guards 5th (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 17922 Coldstream Guards 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 17922 Coldstream Guards 5th (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 1489 Guards Machine Gun Regiment 4th (Foot Guards) Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Mapson nee Looker mother
Henry Mapson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie Annie Mapson sister 1889
George Looker Mapson brother 1897
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-12-09 6'2"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-12-09 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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External Evidence

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Births Registered Highworth Registration District Berkshire / Wiltshire Keith22624
1939 National Registration Act Records Keith22624

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Guards Machine Gun Regiment Cap Badge Keith22624

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