We remember Henry John, Known As Harry Patch

We remember Henry John, Known As Harry Patch

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
sibling George Frederick Patch Source:6191838 1888
1894
sibling William Thomas Patch Source:6191838 1894
1898
birth Combe Down, nr. Bath, Somerset United Kingdom Source:6149542 Source:6154428 17th June 1898
1911
dates Age 12 Source:6191838 1911
1913
employment Apprentice Plumber Jacob Long and Sons Bath United Kingdom Source:6164858 1st January 1913
1916
enlistment Bath United Kingdom Source:6154428 February 1916
1916
appointments Assistant Lewis Gunner Source:6154428 October 1916
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 29295 7th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Source:6165514 June 1917
1917
hospitalisation He was injured in the groin when a shell exploded overhead at 22:30 on 22 September 1917, killing three of his comrades. He was removed from the front line and returned to England on 23 December 1917. Hospital/Institution Source:6154428 22nd September 1917
1919
marriage Ada Emily Billington Source:7728301 13th September 1919 - 1976
1920
children Dennis H Patch Source:7728302 1920
1925
children Morris Roy Patch Source:7728303 1925
1979
marriage Jean Source:6154428 1979 - 1984
2009
dates Age 111 Source:6154428 25th July 2009
2009
death Source:6149542 25th July 2009
burial St Michael's Church Non-War Cemetery Monkton Combe, nr Bath, Somerset United Kingdom Source:6154428

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Henry John, Known As Harry
Initials HJKAH
Last Name Patch
Source 6149542
First Names Henry John
Initials HJ
Last Name Patch
Source 3418746
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
5 Gladstone Place, Combe Down, Bath United Kingdom their own address
Fonthill Cottage, Combe Down, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Rosemount, Combe Down, Bath United Kingdom parents address
The Tyning, Combe Down, Monckton Combe, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 29295 7th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dennis H Patch son 1920
Morris Roy Patch son 1925
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Ann Morris mother
William John Patch father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Frederick Patch brother 1888
William Thomas Patch brother 1894
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jean wife 1979
Ada Emily Billington wife 13th September 1919

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jo6
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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The Last Tommy Gallery John22884
Wikipedia entry on Harry Patch Jo6
Brother William T Patch Deryck11795
British Army Service Records Sue8404
BBC The People Remember, Episode 5 Imperial1
The Glorious Dead Andrew43023
Feature on Harry Patch Charlotte33
'With a handshake we said more about peace than anything else ever could' Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Harry Patch, 2007, by Jim Ross Jo6
Henry J Patch MIC Deryck11795
DCLI cap badge Deryck11795
Mutt & Jeff Deryck11795
Census 1911: Harry Patch family Deryck11795
Harry's Book Deryck11795
Harry Patch's Steenbeek Memorial Deryck11795
Legion d'Honour Deryck11795
Harry Patch Deryck11795
Knight of the Order of Leopold Deryck11795
Plumbing Tools Deryck11795
Lewis Gun Deryck11795
Harry Selena49658
Harry Patch Desmond1478
Harry Patch Desmond1478
The Lochnagar Crater Panel to Harry Patch Keith17435

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