We remember Edgar Francis Orford

We remember Edgar Francis Orford

Profile picture for Edgar Francis Orford

Timeline

Timeline

1879
birth Source:8896774 1879
1901
service British Army Lance-Corporal Scots Guards Source:9269216 1901
1901
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9269216 27th September 1901
1912
children Francis Alfred George Orford Source:8896774 1912
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant South Wales Borderers Source:9269174 1st June 1915
1915
appointments Adjutant, South Wales Borderers Source:9269178 1st November 1915
1915
service British Army Lieutenant South Wales Borderers Source:9269178 1st November 1915
1916
service British Army Captain South Wales Borderers Source:9269189 26th June 1916
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9269176 4th June 1917
marriage Alice Marion Source:8896774
service British Army Captain South Wales Borderers Source:9269203
1936
death Source:8896774 17th March 1936
burial St James The Great Church Non-War Cemetery Silsoe, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:8896774

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edgar Francis
Initials EF
Last Name Orford,
Source 9269216
Last Name Orford
Source 3335811
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army South Wales Borderers Second Lieutenant
British Army South Wales Borderers Lieutenant
British Army South Wales Borderers Captain
British Army Scots Guards Lance-Corporal
British Army South Wales Borderers Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
MC, DCM British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Francis Alfred George Orford son 1912
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Marion wife

Media

Communities

Communities

This person is not linked to any communities.

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
LONDON GAZETTE, 12 OCTOBER, 1915 - Second Lieutenant R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 4 JUNE, 1917 - Military Cross R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 4 DECEMBER, 1915 - Lieutenant R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 9 SEPTEMBER, 1916 - Captain R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 4 NOVEMBER, 1916 - Capt. R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 24 MARCH, 1919 - Capt [Min. of Lab.] R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 23 FEBRUARY, 1920 - Capt. [Relinquishes commission] R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 27, 1901 - Distinguished Conduct Medal R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 17 SEPTEMBER, 1920 - Capt. [Rel. commn. - substitute entry] R58235

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
His tombstone Edward43379
South Wales Borderers R58235

Stories

We remember Edgar Francis Orford

Also remembered by 1 person