We remember Charles William Midgley

We remember Charles William Midgley

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
sibling Nellie Jennings Source:6155724 1884
1886
sibling Gladys Stopher Source:6155724 1886
1888
sibling Wilfred Midgley Source:6155724 1888
1896
birth Birmingham United Kingdom Source:6155724 4th May 1896
1896
location 27 Drayton Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham United Kingdom parents address Source:6163497 1896 - 1915
1907
education Gained scholarship to Birmingham University King Edward VI School, Camp Hill Camp Hill, Birmingham United Kingdom Source:6163507 1907 - 1912
1912
education English BA Birmingham University Birmingham United Kingdom Source:6163507 1912 - 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal 104650 Royal Engineers Source:7736068 30th August 1915 - 29th September 1917
1915
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:6158588 30th August 1915
1915
dates Age 19 Source:6158588 30th August 1915
1917
commission Temporary Source:7735920 29th September 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Tank Corps Source:7735920 29th September 1917 - 27th March 1919
1918
internment pow Germany Source:6163497 16th April 1918 - November 1918
1918
missing Reported missing in Action telegram to parents from Secretary War Office 16th April 1918, Source:6163497 16th April 1918 - 26th April 1918
1918
internment pow Silesia Germany Source:6163497 26th April 1918 - 11th November 1918
1923
marriage Winifred Ogden Source:7736617 14th August 1923
1928
children Barbara Midgley Source:6155724 22nd January 1928
1930
children Peter John Midgley Source:6155724 6th November 1930
service British Army Second Lieutenant Tank Corps Source:3027669
missing Source:6163497
internment pow Source:6163481
service British Army Corporal 104650 Machine Gun Corps Source:3027669
1987
death Not War Related Old Age Kingsbridge United Kingdom Source:6155724 19th September 1987

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Charles William
Initials CW
Last Name Midgley
Source 3027669
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
27 Drayton Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham United Kingdom parents address 1896 - 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 104650 Machine Gun Corps Corporal
British Army Tank Corps Second Lieutenant
British Army 104650 Royal Engineers Corporal
British Army Tank Corps Second Lieutenant
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Barbara Midgley daughter 22nd January 1928
Peter John Midgley son 6th November 1930
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Earnest Midgley father
Emily - Mother Midgley ne Cole mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nellie Jennings sister 1884
Gladys Stopher sister 1886
Wilfred Midgley brother 1888
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Winifred Ogden wife 14th August 1923
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-08-30 5'8"

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Multimedia

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Charles William Midgley mark1807
Messines Ridge Hand Drawn Map mark1807
Army Recruit Form B216 mark1807
Letter to mother of Charles William Midgley mark1807
Letter to mother of Charles William Midgley Page 2 mark1807
Roll of Honour Camp Hill Old Edwardians School mark1807
Letter from King George mark1807
Telegrams mark1807
Newspaper cutting mark1807
Barb Magazine Karen38751
Commission to Second Lieutenant Karen38751
Commission 2 Karen38751
Commission 3 Karen38751
Discharge Form Karen38751
Handwritten notes regarding gas cylinders Karen38751
Christmas cards 1915 Karen38751
Badge Royal Engineers Karen38751
Corporal Midgley and comrades Royal Engineers Karen38751
Notes re Map Messines Ridge Karen38751
Envelope containing Barb Magazine Karen38751
Corporal Midgley (front row right) Karen38751
Birth Certificate Karen38751
Marriage Certificate Karen38751
Billy and Win Karen38751
Kings Heath 1900 Karen38751

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