We remember Gilbert William Roger Mapplebeck

We remember Gilbert William Roger Mapplebeck

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Liverpool United Kingdom Source:8575170 26th August 1892
1901
dates Age 8 Source:8860306 1901
1901
education St. Chads College Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8860306 1901
1901
employment Scholar Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8860306 1901
1911
dates Age 18 Source:8498088 1911
1911
employment Army Officer Source:8498088 1911
1914
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8868645 20th October 1914
1915
dates Age 22 Source:8860305 1915
1915
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8659354 15th February 1915
service British Army Lieutenant Liverpool attached King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:2914920
service British Army Captain King's Royal Rifle Corps Liverpool Regiment attached Royal Flying Corps Source:2914920
1915
death KILLED IN A FLYING ACCIDENT NEAR DARTFORD, KENT Dartford, Kent United Kingdom Source:8497310 Source:9644349 Source:8860305 24th August 1915
burial Streatham Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial London United Kingdom Source:8497307

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gilbert William Roger
Initials GWR
Last Name Mapplebeck,
Source 8497310
First Names Gilbert William
Initials GW
Last Name Mappledeck
Source 8868645
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
St. Chad's College, Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire United Kingdom school/college address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Liverpool attached King's Royal Rifle Corps Lieutenant
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps Liverpool Regiment attached Royal Flying Corps Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Helen Mapplebeck mother

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Trevor65535
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Trevor65535
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Trevor65535
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Deborah102878
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Deborah102878
Medal Index Cards Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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Liverpool Echo Trevor65535
Great War London Stuart12032
Bedales School Trevor65535
Distinguished Service Order Trevor65535
Lieutenant Trevor65535
Commission Trevor65535
The extraordinary life & times of GW Mapplebeck, DSO Deborah102878
RAF museum photo: diary excerpt of first RFC reconnaissance sortie Deborah102878
Mentioned in Despatches Anne23518

Multimedia

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Aero certificate photo Stuart12032
Rest in peace James91018
GILBERT WILLIAM MAPPLEBECK DSO King68169
GILBERT WILLIAM MAPPLEBECK DSO King68169

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We remember Gilbert William Roger Mapplebeck