We remember John Ripley

We remember John Ripley

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Timeline

Timeline

1867
birth Keith, Banff United Kingdom Source:5515516 Source:5515133 20th August 1867
1895
dates Age 27 Source:5515159 21st June 1895
1895
location 3 Market St, St Andrews United Kingdom their own address Source:5515159 21st June 1895
1895
marriage Jane Laing Source:5515159 21st June 1895
1896
children Alexander Laing Ripley Source:7649596 12th February 1896
1911
location 105a North St, St Andrews United Kingdom their own address Source:5515385 1911
1914
service British Army Colour Sergeant National Reserve County of Fife Source:7649210 3rd September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3750204 18th February 1915
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:3750204 9th May 1915
1915
hospitalisation Shot in the head, bullet passing from the left eye to left ear Hospital/Institution Source:5515501 9th May 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal 3/2832 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Battalion Source:3750204 9th May 1915
1915
service British Army Sergeant 3/2832 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Source:3750204 13th July 1915
1915
location Crails Lane, St Andrews United Kingdom their own address Source:5515243 13th July 1915
1919
discharge Source:3750204 28th March 1919
1933
location Crails Lane St Andrews United Kingdom their own address Source:5515190 13th August 1933
employment Journeyman Slater Self Employed St Andrews United Kingdom Source:5515190
1933
death Not War Related Died from injuries after falling from a ladder in his job as a slater St Andrews, Memorial Cottage Hospital United Kingdom Source:5515190 Source:5515516 14th August 1933
burial Upper Largo Churchyard Non-War Cemetery Upper Largo, Fife United Kingdom Source:5515516

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Ripley
Source 5490254
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
105a North St, St Andrews United Kingdom their own address known 1911
3 Market St, St Andrews United Kingdom their own address known 21st June 1895
Crails Lane St Andrews United Kingdom their own address known 13th August 1933
Crails Lane, St Andrews United Kingdom their own address known 13th July 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army National Reserve County of Fife Colour Sergeant
British Army 3/2832 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Sergeant
British Army 3/2832 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Battalion Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alexander Laing Ripley son 12th February 1896
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Ripley nee Cassels mother
Joseph Ripley father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Laing wife 21st June 1895

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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VC Citation in the London Gazette Fife3190
John Ripply, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950" Fife3190
Marriage to Jane Laing Fife3190
Death Reported in the Western Daily Press Fife3190
Article describing receiving his VC from the King Fife3190
Citizens of St Andrews Honour V.C. Hero Fife3190
1911 Census St Andrews & St Leonards Burgh Fife3190
The Royal Highland Regiment The Black Watch Medal Roll 1801-1911 Fife3190
Fife and Forfar Men gain VC Fife3190
UK, Victoria Cross Medals, 1857-2007 for John Ripley Fife3190
Service Record of David Stewart (FMP) Fife3190
John's son Alexander Fife3190

Multimedia

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VC Winners outside Buckingham Palace Fife3190
John Ripley VC Fife3190
Sgt Ripley VC Fife3190
Headstone Fife3190
C/Sgt Ripley National Reserve recruiting Fife3190
North St. St. Andrews Fife3190

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