We remember William Gerald Officer

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Timeline

1883
birth Melbourne Australia Source:7740314 Source:7740295 30th March 1883
1905
service British Army Second Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7740851 6th December 1905 - 24th April 1908
1905
employment Regular Soldier British Army Source:7740306 6th December 1905 - 1st June 1925
1905
commission Regular Source:7740294 6th December 1905
1906
theatres Indian Frontier :6g Source:7740851 January 1906 - January 1917
1908
service British Army Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7740851 25th April 1908 - 18th April 1915
1911
location Ambala India military residence address Source:7740295 1911
1914
appointments Adjutant, 1st Bn. Duke of Wellington's Own W R R Source:7740851 9th October 1914 - 1st January 1917
1915
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7740851 19th April 1915 - 5th March 1917
1916
marriage Winifred Margaret Mylne Kensington Source:7740852 5th February 1916 - 1951
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7740851 February 1917
1917
service British Army Acting Major Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Battalion Headquarters, 2nd Battalion Source:7740851 6th March 1917 - 11th October 1917
1917
appointments Battalion Headquarters Source:7740305 6th March 1917 - 11th October 1917
1917
hospitalisation Retired from the army on 1st June 1925 'on account of ill-health caused by wounds' Hospital/Institution Source:7740851 1917 - 1st June 1925
1917
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7740851 12th October 1917 - 7th February 1918
1918
appointments Second in Command, Battalion 2nd D of Ws Own W R R Source:7740851 8th February 1918 - 23rd March 1918
1918
appointments Second in Command, Battalion D of W's Own W R R Source:7740309 8th February 1918 - 23rd March 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Major West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7740851 8th February 1918 - 23rd March 1918
1918
appointments Battalion Commander, 2nd Duke o Wellington's W R R Source:7740851 23rd March 1918 - 20th April 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7740851 23rd March 1918 - 20th April 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Major Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7740851 20th April 1918 - 26th October 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Officer Cadet Battalion Source:7740851 26th October 1918 - 13th February 1920
1919
appointments Second in Command, Officer Cadet Battalion Source:7740308 11th January 1919 - 13th February 1920
1920
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Source:7740301 13th February 1920 - 31st May 1920
1920
service British Army Half Pay Captain Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Half Pay List Source:7740306 1st June 1920 - 31st May 1925
1924
children Angela Margaret Jervis Cavendish nee Officer Source:7740859 1924
1925
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Retired Source:7740306 1st June 1925 - 1st June 1925
1925
discharge Source:7740306 25th June 1925
1957
death London United Kingdom Source:7740296 1957
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7740854

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Gerald
Initials WG
Last Name Officer
Source 3320354
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ambala India military residence address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Half Pay List Half Pay Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 1st Battalion Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Battalion Headquarters, 2nd Battalion Acting Major
British Army West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Acting Major
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Acting Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion Acting Major
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Officer Cadet Battalion Acting Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own West Riding Regiment Retired Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Angela Margaret Jervis Cavendish nee Officer daughter 1924
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Winifred Margaret Mylne Kensington wife 5th February 1916

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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription M2740
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription M2740

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London Gazette Entry - Commission (1905) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointments (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1920) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Discharge (1925) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1920) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1920) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1914) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1908) M2740
The Descendants of Count Jacob van Reenen M2740
History of the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment: 1st & 2nd Battalions : 1881-1923 M2740

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