We remember Harold Victor Birks

We remember Harold Victor Birks

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Stranton, West Hartlepool United Kingdom Source:6160071 Source:6159857 6th May 1895
1911
employment Office Boy Timber Merchant West Hartlepool United Kingdom Source:6160133 2nd April 1911
1914
service British Army Private 18/687 Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion Source:6160071 1st July 1914
1914
dates Age 19 Source:6160071 29th September 1914
1914
employment Clerk West Hartlepool United Kingdom Source:6160071 29th September 1914
1914
enlistment West Hartlepool United Kingdom Source:6160071 29th September 1914
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:6159856 6th December 1915 - 5th March 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6159856 11th March 1916 - 1st July 1916
1916
service British Army Private 18/687 Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion Source:6159857 1916
1916
death Killed in Action The Somme France Source:7440525 Source:6159857 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme No Known Grave France Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C. Source:7440525 Source:6159862

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harold Victor
Initials HV
Last Name Birks
Source 6159857
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
17 South Burn Terrace, West Hartlepool United Kingdom parents address known 1914-09-29
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 18/687 Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion Private
British Army 18/687 Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion Private
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
Mary Hannah Birks mother
James W. Birks father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Pale Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-02 6'0"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-29 Baptist

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Deryck11795
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Desmond1478

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Multimedia

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Harold V Birks MIC Deryck11795
Harold V Birks CWGC cert Deryck11795
DLI cap badge Deryck11795
Harold Victor Birks Attestation Deryck11795
Thiepval Names Deryck11795
Pip, Squeak & Wilfred Deryck11795
Census 1911 H V Birks family Deryck11795
Census 1901: H V Birks family Deryck11795
Census 1891 H V Birks family Deryck11795
Clerk Deryck11795
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Desmond1478
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Desmond1478
THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME. Desmond1478
Centenary Battle of the Somme. Desmond1478

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