We remember William John Beresford

We remember William John Beresford

Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Deptford, London United Kingdom Source:9201797 Source:9201750 30th May 1891
1891
location 24 Railway Grove, Hatcham, London United Kingdom parents address Source:9201794 2nd August 1891
1901
dates Age 9 Source:9201805 31st March 1901
1901
location 24 Batavia Road, St Paul, Deptford, London United Kingdom their own address Source:9201805 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 19 Source:9201800 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Fishmonger (assistant) Deptford, Kent United Kingdom Source:9201800 2nd April 1911
1911
location 20 Liardet Road, St Paul, Deptford, Kent United Kingdom parents address Source:9201800 2nd April 1911
1914
service British Army Private G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9201750 7th September 1914 - 4th March 1915
1914
dates Age 23 Source:9201750 7th September 1914
1914
employment General Labourer United Kingdom Source:9201750 7th September 1914
1914
enlistment Deptford, Kent United Kingdom Source:9201750 7th September 1914
1915
service British Army Lance-Corporal GS/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9201750 5th March 1915 - 12th July 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9201750 13th July 1915 - 3rd July 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9201750 26th July 1915 - 3rd July 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment Depot Source:9201750 3rd July 1916 - 30th November 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9201750 1st December 1916 - 1st May 1917
1917
service British Army Lance-Sergeant G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9201750 2nd May 1917 - 14th October 1917
1917
marriage Elsie Bertha Kitney Source:9201812 5th September 1917
1917
service British Army Sergeant G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9201750 15th October 1917 - 22nd February 1919
1917
children Cyril G Beresford Source:9201812 3rd December 1917
1919
discharge Source:9201750 22nd February 1919
1919
location 4 Liardet Street, New Cross, London S E 14 United Kingdom Source:9201750 22nd February 1919
1939
location 180 Southcroft Road, Orpington, Kent United Kingdom their own address Source:9201812 29th September 1939
1939
employment Railway Goods Guard Southern Railway United Kingdom Source:9201812 29th September 1939
1939
dates Age 48 Source:9201812 29th September 1939
hospitalisation Wounded. This occurred either 1 or 3 July 1916 (the record contains both dates). The National Roll states that at the Somme 'he was buried by the explosion of a shell and was invalided home'. Hospital/Institution Source:9201784
sibling Albert Henry Beresford Source:9201800
sibling Frederick Beresford Source:9201805
1973
death Unknown Bromley RD United Kingdom Source:9201797 1973

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William John
Initials WJ
Last Name Beresford
Source 9201750
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
180 Southcroft Road, Orpington, Kent United Kingdom their own address known 29th September 1939
20 Liardet Road, St Paul, Deptford, Kent United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
24 Batavia Road, St Paul, Deptford, London United Kingdom their own address known 31st March 1901
24 Railway Grove, Hatcham, London United Kingdom parents address known 2nd August 1891
4 Liardet Street, New Cross, London S E 14 United Kingdom known 22nd February 1919
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Corporal
British Army G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment Depot Corporal
British Army G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Corporal
British Army G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Lance-Sergeant
British Army G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Sergeant
British Army G/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Private
British Army GS/2012 Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Lance-Corporal
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
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Cyril G Beresford son 3rd December 1917
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick Beresford father
Elizabeth Beresford mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Albert Henry Beresford brother
Frederick Beresford brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie Bertha Kitney wife 5th September 1917
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Green Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-07 5'5"

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Army Service Records Barry1338
National Roll of the Great War Barry1338
Baptismal entry, St James Hatcham, London Barry1338
GRO Birth Index Barry1338
1911 Census Barry1338
1901 Census Barry1338
1939 National Register Barry1338

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