We remember Richard Mason

We remember Richard Mason

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Timeline

1873
sibling Joseph Mason Source:8546415 1873
1876
sibling Margaret Mason Source:8546415 1876
1879
birth Coundon, County Durham United Kingdom Source:8546415 1879
1881
dates Age 2 Source:8546415 3rd April 1881
1881
location 132 High Gurney Valley, Coundon Grange, County Durham United Kingdom parents address Source:8546415 3rd April 1881
1884
sibling Luke Mason Source:8546418 1884
1888
sibling Ralph Mason Source:8546418 1888
1891
sibling Agnes Mason Source:8546418 1891
1899
children John Harrison Cummings Source:8546423 1899
1901
dates Age 22 Source:8546418 31st March 1901
1901
location 132 High Gurney Valley, Coundon Grange, County Durham United Kingdom parents address Source:8546418 31st March 1901
1901
employment Labourer - Above Ground A Local Coal Mine Coundon Grange, County Durham United Kingdom Source:8546418 31st March 1901
1902
dates Age 23 Source:8546423 1902
1902
marriage Mary Ann Mason nee Cummings Source:8546423 1902
1903
children Ellen Mason Source:8546423 11th July 1903
1906
children Laurena Mason Source:8546423 21st December 1906
1911
dates Age 33 Source:8546423 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Coal Miner - Hewer A Local Coal Mime Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham United Kingdom Source:8546423 2nd April 1911
1911
location Office Place, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham United Kingdom their own address Source:8546423 2nd April 1911
1915
location 13 Princess Street, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham United Kingdom their own address Source:8546425 14th April 1915
1915
service British Army Private 25012 Durham Light Infantry 16th (Reserve) Battalion Source:8546425 14th April 1915 - 14th March 1916
1915
dates Age 35 Source:8546423 14th April 1915
1915
enlistment Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham United Kingdom Source:8546425 14th April 1915
1916
service British Army Private 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Source:8546425 15th March 1916 - 29th November 1916
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8546425 16th March 1916 - 11th November 1917
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Source:8546425 30th November 1916 - 29th May 1917
1917
service British Army Corporal 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Source:8546425 30th May 1917 - 21st February 1918
1917
theatres Italy :1b Source:8546425 12th November 1917 - 27th December 1918
1918
service British Army Serjeant 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Source:8546425 22nd February 1918 - 29th January 1919
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8546425 26th October 1918
1919
discharge Source:8546425 29th January 1919
1919
dates Age 40 Source:8546423 29th January 1919
1919
death Unknown Richard died, aged only 41, within months of his 29/01/1919 honourable discharge from the army. It is not known if, the event being so soon after his service, his death was in any way war related. Houghton-le-Spring County Durham United Kingdom Source:8546964 September 1919

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard
Initials R
Last Name Mason
Source 2959397
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
13 Princess Street, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham United Kingdom their own address known 14th April 1915
132 High Gurney Valley, Coundon Grange, County Durham United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
132 High Gurney Valley, Coundon Grange, County Durham United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Office Place, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 25012 Durham Light Infantry 16th (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Private
British Army 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Corporal
British Army 25012 Durham Light Infantry 12th (Service) Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Harrison Cummings stepson 1899
Ellen Mason daughter 11th July 1903
Laurena Mason daughter 21st December 1906
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Mason nee Huntley mother
John Mason father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Joseph Mason brother 1873
Margaret Mason sister 1876
Luke Mason brother 1884
Ralph Mason brother 1888
Agnes Mason sister 1891
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Mason nee Cummings wife 1902
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-04-14 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Deaths Houghton-le-Spring Registration District September 1919 Keith22624

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