We remember William Francis Paddock

We remember William Francis Paddock

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Wing, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom Source:8597077 Source:8450467 8th September 1894
1901
dates Age 6 Source:8450468 31st March 1901
1901
location School Lane, Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8450468 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Wilfrid Albert Paddock Source:8450467 1902
1906
sibling Bertha Kate Paddock Source:8450467 1906
1911
dates Age 16 Source:8450467 2nd April 1911
1911
location Eaton Bray School House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8450467 2nd April 1911
1915
enlistment Source:8450471 April 1915
1915
service British Army Private PS/6667 Royal Fusiliers 18th (1st Public Schools) Battalion Source:8450471 April 1915 - April 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8450436 14th November 1915 - 23rd March 1916
1916
service British Army Cadet OTC Corpus Chrsti College, Cambridge Source:8450471 April 1916 - 4th August 1916
1916
commission Temporary Source:8450460 5th August 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers 31st Battalion Source:8450460 5th August 1916
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8450471 January 1917
1917
dates Age 22 Source:7150489 9th April 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers 4th Battalion Source:8597077 9th April 1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 4th Battalion Source:8450439
employment Bank Employee Barclays Bank Newport Pagnell United Kingdom Source:9611782
employment Bank Employee Barclay's Bank Bletchley United Kingdom Source:8450471
location Bridgehouse, Suffolk United Kingdom parents address Source:9631587
education Gained both Hervey Prizes, and Cambridge Senior Local Examination. Dunstable Grammar School Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:8450471
location Eaton Bray Schoolhouse, Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8450457
1917
death Died of wounds William, leading an attack at Arras, went for two German machine guns that were "decimating" the regiment. He killed two gunners but was himself shot in the abdomen and later died of his wounds. No. 19 Casualty Clearing Station, Arras France Source:7150489 Source:8450457 9th April 1917
burial Duisans British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Etrun, Pas de Calais France III. C. 2. Source:8597077

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Francis
Initials WF
Last Name Paddock
Source 3362100
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bridgehouse, Suffolk United Kingdom parents address
Eaton Bray School House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Eaton Bray Schoolhouse, Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address
School Lane, Eaton Bray, Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 4th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Fusiliers 31st Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army OTC Corpus Chrsti College, Cambridge Cadet
British Army PS/6667 Royal Fusiliers 18th (1st Public Schools) Battalion Private
British Army Royal Fusiliers 4th Battalion Second Lieutenant
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
William Peters Paddock father
Kate Louisa List mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Wilfrid Albert Paddock brother 1902
Bertha Kate Paddock sister 1906

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Yvonne27542
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Yvonne27542

External Evidence

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WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls - Victory & British War Medals Yvonne27542
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects Yvonne27542
Probate Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 15th August 1916 Yvonne27542
Luton News and Bedfordshire Chronicle - 3rd May 1917 Yvonne27542
Eaton Bray web site Yvonne27542
Dunstable School Old Boys Association Yvonne27542
Journal of the Institute of Bankers - Roll of Honour Yvonne27542
Barclays Bank Active Service Register Yvonne27542
Barclays Bank published list of Casualties - 1919 Yvonne27542
Eaton Bray War Memorial Rory139697
Old Boys of Dunstable Grammar School - WW1 Memorial Rory139697

Multimedia

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Barclays Bank printed Roll of Honour James201
Original Barclays Bank Memorial James201
Medal Roll Index Card robert5139
Dunstable School Stella72041

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