We remember Mervyn Roach

We remember Mervyn Roach

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Frederick Roach Source:8507473 1879
1881
sibling Alfred Roach Source:7903705 1881
1890
birth West Down, Devon United Kingdom Source:7903712 Source:7903705 1890
1901
dates Age 10 Source:7903709 31st March 1901
1901
location West Down Village United Kingdom parents address Source:7903709 31st March 1901
1906
employment Temporary Boy Clerk Civil Service United Kingdom Source:8507475 23rd July 1906
1909
location 51 Cowper Road, Hanwell, London United Kingdom away from home address Source:8507480 1909 - 1914
1909
employment Registry Assistant in the Secretary's Office Civil Service Post Office London United Kingdom Source:8507477 24th May 1909
1911
employment Postal Clerk Post Office West Down West Down, Devon United Kingdom Source:7903705 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 20 Source:7903705 2nd April 1911
1911
location Post Office, West Down, Devon United Kingdom other group residence address Source:7903705 2nd April 1911
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal 1191 London Regiment 1/15 Source:3755093 17th March 1915 - 23rd December 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7903701 23rd December 1915
enlistment Somerset House, London United Kingdom Source:7903701
service British Army Private 1191 London Regiment Source:3755093
education Ilfracombe Higher Council School Ilfracombe United Kingdom Source:8508209
location 51 Leighton Gardens, Kensal Rise, London United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8573747
1915
death Died of wounds Mervyn must have been recovered from the Hairpin and taken to No. 33 CCS. No. 33 Casualty Clearing Station France Source:7903701 Source:8573748 23rd December 1915
burial Betune Town Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Betune Town Cemetery - The inscription on his stone reads 'In Jesu's Keeping, we are safe and they'. The inscription was chosed by his aunt, Mrs Emma King IV. G. 49 Source:7903717

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Mervyn
Initials M
Last Name Roach
Source 3755093
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
51 Cowper Road, Hanwell, London United Kingdom away from home address 1909 - 1914
51 Leighton Gardens, Kensal Rise, London United Kingdom other group residence address
Post Office, West Down, Devon United Kingdom other group residence address known 2nd April 1911
West Down Village United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1191 London Regiment Private
British Army 1191 London Regiment 1/15 Lance Corporal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eliza Roach mother
Richard Roach father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Roach brother 1881
Frederick Roach brother 1879

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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 Ann39898
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ann39898
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Michael40130

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Grave Commission record for Mervyn Roach Ann39898
West Down War Memorial Michael40130
London Gazette Michael40130
London Gazette Michael40130
North Devon Journal Michael40130
North Devon Journal Michael40130
North Devon Journal Michael40130
1/15 London nominal roll Michael40130
Transcription of Mervyn's diary Michael40130

Multimedia

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Lance-Corporal Mervyn Roach Michael40130

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