We remember Hector Hugh Munro, Also Known As Saki

We remember Hector Hugh Munro, Also Known As Saki

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Timeline

Timeline

1869
sibling Ethel Mary Munro Source:8660711 1869
1870
birth Sittwe Myanmar Source:6641466 Source:8660708 18th December 1870
1891
dates Age 20 Source:8660711 1891
1914
dates Age 40 Source:8660703 25th August 1914
1914
enlistment White City United Kingdom Source:8660684 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3171102 16th November 1915
1916
hospitalisation Influenza Hospital/Intitution Source:8660703 30th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation PUO [Pyrexia of Unknown Origin] Hospital/Intitution Source:8660703 7th October 1916
1916
dates Age 45 Source:8660681 14th November 1916
1916
death Killed in Action According to wikipedia he was killed during the Battle of the Ancre by a German sniper. According to several sources, his last words were "Put that bloody cigarette out!" the Somme France Source:6641466 14th November 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 Source:8660684
employment Author, special correspondent and journalist Source:8660681
service British Army Lance Sergeant 225 London Regiment Source:8660708
sibling Charles Arthur Munro Source:8660703

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Hector Hugh
Initials HH
Last Name Munro, Also Known As Saki
Source 8663437
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Wrafton House, Heanton Hill, Ashford, Devon United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 225 London Regiment Lance Sergeant
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
Mary Frances Munro mother
Charles Augustus Munro father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Arthur Munro brother
Ethel Mary Munro sister 1869
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-08-24 5'8"

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Charlotte33
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Charlotte33
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Charlotte33
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Charlotte33
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33

External Evidence

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Wikipedia article on Saki Susanne28405
Entry in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Charlotte33
Saki's WW1 poem "Carol" Connie110407

Multimedia

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Hector Hugh Munro (Saki) Susanne28405
young picture of H H Munro Susanne28405
Bedford School Memorial Panel Amy154754

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