We remember Josiah Oldfield

We remember Josiah Oldfield

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Timeline

Timeline

1854
sibling Sarah Esther Oldfield Source:9180129 1854
1855
sibling Julia Hannah Oldfield Source:9180129 1855
1860
sibling Mary E Oldfield Source:9180135 1860
1863
birth Condover, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:9179999 Source:9180027 February 1863
1867
sibling Frederick H Oldfield Source:9180028 1867
1881
employment Assistant School Master Chipping Campden Grammar School Chipping Campden United Kingdom Source:9180027 1881
1881
employment Stockbroker United Kingdom Source:9180695 1881
1881
location High Street, Chipping Campden United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9180028 1881
1882
education Master of the Arts Oxford Univseristy Oxford United Kingdom Source:9179871 1882
1882
education Bachelor of the Arts - Honours, Second Class (Theology) Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom Source:3324482 1882 - 1885
1887
employment Barrister Oxford United Kingdom Source:9180077 1887
1891
employment Editor Devon Source:9180028 1891
1891
location Bayswater, London United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9180819 1891
1891
location The Warren, Hawkerland, Colaton-Raleigh, Devon United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9180028 1891
1895
employment Warden Oriolet Hospital York Hill, Loughton, Essex United Kingdom Source:9180711 1895 - 1897
1896
employment Secretary The Vegetarian Federal Union Source:9180140 1896
1897
employment Warden and Physician Oriolet Hospital York Hill, Loughton, Essex United Kingdom Source:9180711 1897
1897
employment Founder, Chairman and Senior Physician Humanitarian Hospital of St Francis London United Kingdom Source:9180711 1897 - 1902
1898
commission Unknown Source:9179999 2nd April 1898
1898
service British Army Surgeon Lieutenant Essex Regiment 1st (Volunteer) Battalion Source:9179999 2nd April 1898 - 5th July 1901
1898
enlistment Source:9179999 1898
1899
marriage Gertrude Hick Source:9180787 29th September 1899
1899
location 122 Harley Street, London United Kingdom their own address Source:3324482 29th September 1899
1901
employment Barrister Bromley United Kingdom Source:9180030 1901
1901
employment Physician and Surgeon Bromley United Kingdom Source:9180030 1901
1901
location 31 London Road, Bromley United Kingdom their own address Source:9180030 1901
1901
service British Army Surgeon Captain Essex Regiment 1st (Volunteer) Battalion Source:9179999 6th July 1901 - 31st March 1908
1902
children Irene Doreen Oldfield Source:9180787 9th March 1902
1902
children Josie Margaret Oldfield Source:9180787 9th March 1902
1902
employment Founder and Physician South London Hospital New Kent Road, London United Kingdom Source:9180711 1902 - 1904
1903
employment Liquidator Bromley Autocar Company Bromley United Kingdom Source:9179999 13th March 1903
1903
employment Founder and Physician Lady Margaret Fruitarian Hospital Bromley, Kent United Kingdom Source:9180711 1903 - 1921
1903
location Sittingbourne United Kingdom Source:9180077 1903
1906
children Josie Magdalen Oldfield Source:9180031 1906
1907
employment Liquidator Millennium Limited London United Kingdom Source:9179999 16th May 1907
1907
location 145 New Kent Road, London United Kingdom Source:9179999 16th May 1907
1908
service British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance Source:9179999 1st April 1908 - 5th January 1910
1908
employment Founder and Physician Open Air Hospital Doddington, Kent United Kingdom Source:9180711 1908
1910
service British Army Major Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance Source:9179999 6th January 1910
1910
employment Chairman Romilly Society Source:9180077 1910
1911
location 190 Camberwell Road, Camberwell United Kingdom their own address Source:9180031 1911
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance Source:3324482 1914
1915
appointments Commander - 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance Source:9180643 April 1915
1915
employment President The Vanguard Society Source:9180643 1915
1916
appointments Commander - 2/3rd Peterborough Field Ambulance Source:9180643 1916
1916
appointments Commander - 5th Provinsial Field Ambulance Source:9180643 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Army Medical Corps 2/3rd Peterborough Field Ambulance Source:9180643 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Army Medical Corps 5th Provisional Field Ambulance (Norwich) Source:9180643 1916
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9179871 February 1917
1918
discharge Source:9179999 3rd May 1918
1918
awards Territorial Decoration Other War Service Award Source:9179999 11th May 1918
1920
education Admitted to the Jamaican Bar Jamaica Source:9180077 1920
1921
employment Warden and Senior Physician Lady Margaret Fruitarian Hospital Lady Margaret Manor, Doddington, Sittingbourne United Kingdom Source:9180711 1921
1930
employment Liquidator Margaret Nursing Home Limited Doddington United Kingdom Source:9179999 31st May 1930
1930
location Margaret Manor, Doddington, Kent United Kingdom Source:3324482 31st May 1930
education Called to the bar Lincoln's Inn United Kingdom Source:3324482
education Doctor of Civil Law - second class honours. Awarded for his thesis on Capital Punishment Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom Source:9180077
education Qualified as a Doctor (second career) St Bartholomew's Hospital United Kingdom Source:9180695
education Newport Grammar School United Kingdom Source:7610531
employment Chairman Bromley Autocar Company Bromley United Kingdom Source:9179999
employment Chairman Millennium Limited London United Kingdom Source:9179999
employment Doctor St Bartholomew's Hospital London United Kingdom Source:9180077
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Army Medical Corps Source:9180643
location 5 Essex Court, Temple, London United Kingdom Source:9180077
1953
death Not War Related Died at home two weeks before his 90th birthday Doddington, Sittingbourne, Kent United Kingdom Source:3324482 Source:9180683 2nd February 1953

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Josiah
Initials J
Last Name Oldfield
Source 9179999
First Names Josiah
Initials J
Last Name Oldfield
Source 7610531
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
122 Harley Street, London United Kingdom their own address known 29th September 1899
145 New Kent Road, London United Kingdom known 16th May 1907
190 Camberwell Road, Camberwell United Kingdom their own address known 1911
31 London Road, Bromley United Kingdom their own address known 1901
5 Essex Court, Temple, London United Kingdom
Bayswater, London United Kingdom other group residence address known 1891
High Street, Chipping Campden United Kingdom other group residence address known 1881
Margaret Manor, Doddington, Kent United Kingdom known 31st May 1930
Sittingbourne United Kingdom 1903
The Warren, Hawkerland, Colaton-Raleigh, Devon United Kingdom other group residence address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Essex Regiment 1st (Volunteer) Battalion Surgeon Lieutenant
British Army Essex Regiment 1st (Volunteer) Battalion Surgeon Captain
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance Captain
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance Major
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps 2/3rd Peterborough Field Ambulance Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps 5th Provisional Field Ambulance (Norwich) Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Territorial Decoration Other War Service Award
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Josie Magdalen Oldfield daughter 1906
Irene Doreen Oldfield daughter 9th March 1902
Josie Margaret Oldfield daughter 9th March 1902
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Oldfield mother
David Oldfield father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick H Oldfield brother 1867
Sarah Esther Oldfield sister 1854
Julia Hannah Oldfield sister 1855
Mary E Oldfield sister 1860
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Hick wife 29th September 1899

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription M2740
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

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Josiah Oldfield's Friendship with M. K. Gandhi John68631
Who's Who M2740
International Vegetarian Union M2740
Vegetarianism in the Army M2740
Obituary of Dr Josiah Oldfield (1953) M2740
Obituary of Oldfield (1953) M2740
Lost Hospitals of London M2740
Gandhi's master biographer uncovers an unlikely friendship with an English couple M2740
Doctors in the Great War M2740

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Portrait photograph of Josiah Oldfield Charlotte33
Oldfield (Profile) M2740
Group of Vegetarian Soldiers M2740
Oldfield and Ghandi M2740

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