We remember Jacob Rivers

We remember Jacob Rivers

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling George Rivers Source:8539499 1873
1880
sibling Lucy Rivers Source:8539470 1880
1882
birth Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:8539507 Source:8539456 23rd March 1882
1883
sibling Isaac Rivers Source:8539499 1883
1884
sibling Lizzie Rivers Source:8539470 1884
1889
sibling Emma Rivers Source:8539470 1889
1893
education Orchard Street School Derby United Kingdom Source:8539531 13th June 1893 - 29th November 1895
1895
sibling Adline Rivers Source:8539499 1895
1899
service British Army 61292 Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:8539456 3rd June 1899
1914
service British Army Private 6016 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 2nd Battalion Source:8539456 18th August 1914 - 12th March 1915
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8540021 12th March 1915
education Knight Street School Derby United Kingdom Source:8539531
service British Army Private 6016 Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8539456
1915
death Source:7507364 12th March 1915
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7507364

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Jacob
Initials J
Last Name Rivers
Source 7507364
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Bridge Gate, Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6016 Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 61292 Royal Scots Fusiliers
British Army 6016 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Adeline mother
George Rivers father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Rivers brother 1873
Isaac Rivers brother 1883
Adline Rivers sister 1895
Lucy Rivers sister 1880
Lizzie Rivers sister 1884
Emma Rivers sister 1889

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Anne23518
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914 Transcription Anne23518
Victoria Cross Citation Anne23518

Multimedia

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Jacob Rivers Myko59
Memorial Plaque Paul68156

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