We remember Victor Hamilton Playfair

We remember Victor Hamilton Playfair

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Clacton on Sea United Kingdom Source:8602985 27th June 1896
1906
education Dunstable Grammar School Dunstable, Bedfordshire United Kingdom Source:8602985 1906 - 1912
1911
location 1 Great Northern Road, Dunstable United Kingdom parents address Source:8602988 2nd April 1911
1912
employment Clerk Debenhams Store London United Kingdom Source:8602985 1912 - 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8602987 17th August 1915
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal 1879 London Regiment, Queen Victoria's Rifles 9th Battalion Source:8602985 1915 - 26th February 1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 1879 London Regiment Source:3536495
service British Army Lance Corporal 390209 London Regiment 1/9th lond Battalion Source:6166701
service British Army Lance Corporal 390209 London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) Source:7192577
1917
death War Related Sickness Conditions in the front line trenches were appalling with sickness and disease taking a heavy toll. Victor became seriously ill and was sent back to England for treatment but failed to recover. Crystal Palace United Kingdom Source:7192577 Source:8602985 Source:6166701 26th February 1917
burial Beckenham Crematorium And Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Kent United Kingdom Source:7192577

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Victor Hamilton
Initials VH
Last Name Playfair
Source 6166701
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1 Great Northern Road, Dunstable United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1879 London Regiment Lance Corporal
British Army 390209 London Regiment 1/9th lond Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 390209 London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) Lance Corporal
British Army 1879 London Regiment, Queen Victoria's Rifles 9th Battalion Lance Corporal
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
Ann Elizabeth Playfair mother

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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CWGC roll of honour Brian2286

Multimedia

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Beckenham War Memorial Trevor321
Victor Hamilton Playfair Robin60812
Victor Hamilton Playfair Medal Roll Robin60812
1911 Census Robin60812
Dunstable War Memorial in the Priory Gardens Stella72041

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