We remember John Boynton Priestley

We remember John Boynton Priestley

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth 34 Mannheim Road, Manningham Bradford Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7740752 Source:8924656 13th September 1894
1901
location Whetley Grove, Manningham, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7740730 31st March 1901
1911
location 5 Saltburn Place, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7740730 2nd April 1911
1911
employment clerk - wool office bradford United Kingdom Source:6651955 1911
1914
dates Age 19 Source:6651672 7th September 1914
1914
location 5 Saltburn Place, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6651672 7th September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 12398 Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Source:6651940 7th September 1914
1914
enlistment Halifax United Kingdom Source:6651672 7th September 1914
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal Duke of Wellington's Regiment 10th Battalion Source:8924656 26th August 1915
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8519875 26th August 1915
1916
hospitalisation Gun shot wound left hand Hospital/Institution Source:7740718 24th March 1916
1916
hospitalisation Sick Hospital/Institution Source:7740718 18th June 1916
1917
service British Army OTC 16th Officer Cadet Battalion Source:8519798 1917 - 1918
1918
commission Temporary Source:8519875 29th January 1918
1918
service British Army Second Lieutenant Devon Regiment Source:8924667 29th January 1918 - 1919
1918
service British Army Second Lieutenant Labour Corps Source:8519798 1918 - 1919
1919
education trinity hall cambridge United Kingdom Source:6651945 1919
1919
employment author, journalist, playwright United Kingdom Source:6651955 1919 - 1984
1921
marriage Emily Tempest Source:8924699 1921
education bell vue school Source:6651945
1984
death Not War Related Died of pneumonia at "Kissing Tree" on the outskirts of Stratford upon Avon Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:7740752 Source:6651940 13th August 1984

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Boynton
Initials JB
Last Name Priestley
Source 6651672
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
5 Saltburn Place, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
5 Saltburn Place, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 7th September 1914
Whetley Grove, Manningham, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 12398 Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Private
British Army OTC 16th Officer Cadet Battalion
British Army Labour Corps Second Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Regiment 10th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army Devon Regiment 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
Jonathan Priestley father
Emma Holt mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Tempest wife 1921
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-07 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-07 Theosophist

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription debbie2674
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription debbie2674
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription debbie2674
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Peter6648
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter6648
Manchester employers Roll of Honour 1914-1916 Transcription Jonathan101862
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Jonathan101862
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jonathan101862

External Evidence

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Information on exhibition of J B Priestley war memorabilia debbie2674
JB Priestley society debbie2674
short film of Priestley at work - 1944 debbie2674
Oxford Dictionary of Biography Peter6648
Margin Released by J B Priestley Linda571
Medal Card image on Ancestry Linda571
I believe in Manchester Jonathan101862
All England listened the wartime broadcasts J.B. Priestley Jonathan101862
J. B. Priestley Jonathan101862
The London Gazette Jonathan101862
J. B. Priestley Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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JB at war debbie2674
JB the socialist- meets fellow pipe smoker debbie2674

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