We remember Henry May

We remember Henry May

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6992559 Source:6635945 29th July 1885
1902
dates Age 18 Source:6635945 29th August 1902
1902
enlistment Hamilton, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6635945 29th August 1902
1908
marriage Christina Dewar Source:6635945 5th June 1908
1909
children Agnes May Source:6635945 1909
1911
children Henry May Source:6635945 1911
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6635945 14th August 1914 - 15th August 1915
1914
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6981082 22nd October 1914
1914
children Margaret May Source:6635945 1914
1914
hospitalisation Gunshot wound in the face Hospital/Institution Source:6635945 2nd November 1914
1941
dates Age 55 Source:6992559 26th July 1941
service British Army Private 7504 Scottish Rifles 1 Battalion Source:2983990
1941
death Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6992559 26th July 1941

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Henry
Initials H
Last Name May
Source 6981082
First Names Henry
Initials H
Last Name May
Source 6635945
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 7504 Scottish Rifles 1 Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes May daughter 1909
Henry May son 1911
Margaret May daughter 1914
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry May father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Christina Dewar wife 5th June 1908
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Hazel Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1902-08-29 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1902-08-29 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

Media

Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Kate36743
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Kate36743

External Evidence

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Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Memorials to Valour entry Charlotte33
World War I: Your family stories from the Great War Charlotte33

Multimedia

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Portrait photograph of Henry May Charlotte33

Stories

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