We remember Harold Oswald Monro

We remember Harold Oswald Monro

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling Hugh Monro Source:7624641 1886
1888
sibling Jeanie Monro Source:7624641 1888
1891
sibling Alice Monro Source:7624641 1891
1896
birth Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:7624651 1st September 1896
1901
location 42 Leslie Street, Pollockshields, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:7624642 31st March 1901
1908
education Independent boarding school education Wellington College Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6991499 1908 - 1913
1911
location Wellington (Salop) College, Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom school/college address Source:7624632 2nd April 1911
1914
service British Army Private 2632 Highland Light Infantry 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion Source:3091300 6th September 1914 - 27th April 1916
1914
enlistment Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8539380 6th September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3091300 23rd January 1915
1916
service British Army Lance-Corporal 2632 Highland Light Infantry 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion Source:8539380 28th April 1916 - 17th December 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant Highland Light Infantry 3/9th Battalion Source:7050360 18th December 1916 - 23rd March 1917
1916
commission Temporary Source:8539380 18th December 1916
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Highland Light Infantry 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion Source:8539380 24th March 1917 - 21st May 1917
education The High School of Glasgow Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8539380
1917
death Died of wounds Severely wounded in an attack on 20th May on the German fortifications on the Hindenberg Line. 55 Field Ambulance France Source:7050360 Source:8449654 Source:7657851 21st May 1917
burial Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France I. H. 19 Source:7050360

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harold Oswald
Initials HO
Last Name Monro
Source 3091300
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
42 Leslie Street, Pollockshields, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Wellington (Salop) College, Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom school/college address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2632 Highland Light Infantry 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion Private
British Army 2632 Highland Light Infantry 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion Lance-Corporal
British Army Highland Light Infantry 3/9th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Highland Light Infantry 1/9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Monro father
Elizabeth Croll Monro, nee Monro mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hugh Monro brother 1886
Jeanie Monro sister 1888
Alice Monro sister 1891
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-09-06 5'8"

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jeremy24359
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359

External Evidence

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Bayley's Children Jeremy24359
War Office: Officers' Services, First World War, Long Number Papers (numerical) Jeremy24359
Battalion War Diary: 1916 May - 1919 May Jeremy24359
Old Wrekinian Lives Lost 1914-18 Jeremy24359

Multimedia

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Highland Light Infantry Jeremy24359
1901 Census form Jeremy24359
Copy of birth registration Jeremy24359
High School of Glasgow 1914-19 War Memorial Jeremy24359
High School of Glasgow 1914-19 War Memorial Jeremy24359
O.W. War Memorial 1914-1919, Wrekin College Chapel Jeremy24359

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