We remember William John Mason

We remember William John Mason

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Southwark,London. United Kingdom Source:8717893 Source:7648631 19th May 1889
1891
sibling Ruth Gladys Mason Source:7648631 16th May 1891
1895
sibling George Bowler Mason Source:7648631 30th July 1895
1898
education Pupil St Olave's School Southwark United Kingdom Source:8717927 1898 - 1908
1901
location Doddington Grove,Newington,London. United Kingdom parents address Source:7648631 1901
1908
employment Examiner Exchequer and Audit Department London United Kingdom Source:8717902 12th May 1908 - February 1914
1911
location Royston Daleside Road,Streatham,Wandsworth,London. United Kingdom parents address Source:7648632 1911
1914
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant 8728 Source:8717935 2nd November 1914
1914
commission Regular Source:8717935 2nd November 1914
1915
appointments Lieutenant Source:8717911 13th February 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8717921 18th July 1915 - 3rd July 1916
1916
appointments Captain, Gloucestershire Regiment Source:8717904 1st January 1916
1916
service British Army Captain 8728 Gloucestershire 8th Source:8717922 1st January 1916 - 3rd July 1916
1916
service British Army Captain Gloucestershire Regiment 8 Battalion Source:6993023 January 1916 - 23rd July 1916
1916
dates Age 27 Source:6993023 23rd July 1916
service British Army Lieutenant Gloucestershire Regiment Source:2961039
employment Lecturer Bristol University Bristol United Kingdom Source:6993023
education Science London University London United Kingdom Source:6993023
location 3 De Laune Street, Newington United Kingdom parents address Source:8717893
1916
death Killed in Action During the Battle of the Somme La Boiselle France Source:7442441 Source:6993023 3rd July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme Pier/Face 5a. 5b. Thiepval Memorial,Somme,FRANCE P France Source:7442441 Source:2961039

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William John
Initials WJ
Last Name Mason
Source 2961039
First Names William John
Initials WJ
Last Name Mason
Source 6993023
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
3 De Laune Street, Newington United Kingdom parents address
Doddington Grove,Newington,London. United Kingdom parents address 1901
Royston Daleside Road,Streatham,Wandsworth,London. United Kingdom parents address 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Gloucestershire Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Gloucestershire Regiment 8 Battalion Captain
British Army 8728 Gloucestershire 8th Captain
British Army 8728 2nd Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bowler George Mason father
Eliza H Mason mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Bowler Mason brother 30th July 1895
Ruth Gladys Mason sister 16th May 1891
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-08-21 5'9"

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription MARY2719
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription MARY2719
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription MARY2719
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription MARY2719
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Great40125

External Evidence

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London Gazette Great40125
London Gazette Great40125
London Gazette 1915 Great40125
War Diary 8 Gloucestershire Regiment Great40125
Officer Long Service Record Great40125
St Olave's School - Fallen Great40125
London Gazette 1914 Great40125

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