We remember George Rowland Patrick Roupell

We remember George Rowland Patrick Roupell

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Tipperary Ireland Source:6980436 Source:6985413 7th April 1892
1907
education In Fleur-de-Lys House Rossall School Fleetwood United Kingdom Source:6980431 1907 - 1910
1912
commission Unknown Source:6980431 1912
1915
hospitalisation He was slightly wounded by a splinter of a bullet as he and 7 other men went on a nighttime operation and attacked a German post. Hospital/Institution Source:8956676 9th March 1915
1915
hospitalisation On Hill 60, Zillebeke, Belgium, while wounded in several places, he succeeded in reaching Sector Headqrs when the bombardment was at its height, and explained the situation, asking for reinforcements. Hospital/Institution Source:8956965 20th April 1915
1915
service British Army Lieutenant East Surrey Regiment 1st Battalion Source:6980431 20th April 1915
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6980436 20th April 1915
1915
service British Army Lieutenant East Surrey Regiment Source:6985413 20th April 1915
1921
marriage Doris Sant Source:6980431 1921 - 1958
1929
employment Staff Officer Royal Military college Kingston Canada Source:6980431 1929 - 1931
1939
appointments Took command of 36th and 105th Infantry Source:6980431 1939 - 1945
1953
service British Army Deputy Lieutenant Surrey Source:6980431 1953
1959
marriage Rachel Kennedy Source:6980431 1959
service British Army Captain East Surrey Regiment Source:3834753
service British Army Colonel East Surrey Regiment Source:6980431
awards Order of St George Other War Service Award Source:6980431
1974
death Unknown Died aged 81 at his home Little Chartham, Surrey United Kingdom Source:6985413 4th March 1974

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Rowland Patrick
Initials GRP
Last Name Roupell,
Source 6985413
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army East Surrey Regiment Captain
British Army East Surrey Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army East Surrey Regiment Colonel
British Army Surrey Deputy Lieutenant
British Army East Surrey Regiment Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Order of St George Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Doris Sant wife 1921
Rachel Kennedy wife 1959

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Geoffrey4778
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Medal Index Cards Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment War Diary Geoffrey4778

Multimedia

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The Rossallian 1974-77 Sophie43285
Rossall Register Sophie43285
Captain George Rowland Roupell Sophie43285
Plaque commemorating him Edward43379
Plaque commemorating him Edward43379
War diary entry about him being wounded Edwin110085
War diary entry about him being wounded Edwin110085
Another war diary entry about him being wounded Edwin110085
Lieutenant George Rowland Patrick Roupell James201

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