We remember Sam Hird Royals

We remember Sam Hird Royals

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Northowram, Halifax, Yorkshire. England United Kingdom Source:9478298 14th December 1882
1890
sibling Willie Royals, Later Thomas Source:9478270 1890
1891
dates Age 8 Source:9478270 1891
1891
location Grandparents: Bird Cage, Northowram, Halifax, Yorkshire United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9478270 1891
1899
sibling Half - Reginald C Thomas Source:9478252 1899
1901
location The Sun Inn, 34 Bolton St, Blackpool, Lancashire United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9478252 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 18 Source:9478252 1901
1902
enlistment Halifax, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9478310 24th January 1902
1902
dates Age 18 Source:9478310 24th January 1902
1902
employment Chemist Assistant Source:9478310 24th January 1902
1902
service British Army Private 17182 Royal Army Medical Corps Source:9478310 29th January 1902
1902
appointments 3rd Class Orderly Source:9478310 15th September 1902
1903
appointments 2nd Class Orderly Source:9478310 1st February 1903
1905
service British Army Lance Corporal 17182 Royal Army Medical Corps Source:9478310 1st June 1905
1914
discharge Source:9478310 28th January 1914
1914
employment Worker J Mackintosh Manchester United Kingdom Source:9478207 August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 1889 Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 4th Battalion Source:9212192 10th August 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 1889 West Riding Regiment Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Source:9212192 1st September 1914
1915
service British Army Private 1889 Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 1/4th Battalion Source:9212192 8th July 1915 - 3rd September 1916
employment Chemist Assistant Source:9478252
location Manchester United Kingdom Source:9212191
1916
death Killed in Action France Source:7413654 Source:9212191 3rd September 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B. Source:7413654

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Sam Hird
Initials SH
Last Name Royals,
Source 9478298
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Grandparents: Bird Cage, Northowram, Halifax, Yorkshire United Kingdom other group residence address known 1891
Manchester United Kingdom
The Sun Inn, 34 Bolton St, Blackpool, Lancashire United Kingdom other group residence address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 17182 Royal Army Medical Corps Private
British Army 17182 Royal Army Medical Corps Lance Corporal
British Army 1889 Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 4th Battalion Private
British Army 1889 West Riding Regiment Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Lance Corporal
British Army 1889 Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 1/4th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MM British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Jane Royals, later Thomas mother
father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Willie Royals, later Thomas brother 1890
Half - Reginald C Thomas brother 1899

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Medal Index Cards Transcription Deborah102878
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Deborah102878
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Deborah102878
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Deborah102878
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Deborah102878
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Deborah102878

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Multimedia

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Remembrance Deborah102878
Obituary photo in Halifax Courier Wayne51525
Obituary in Halifax Courier Wayne51525
Obituary photo in Halifax Courier Wayne51525
Death notice in Halifax Courier Wayne51525
1891 Census Wayne51525
Baptism record - Sam Hird Royals Wayne51525
John Mackintosh WW1 memorial Wayne51525

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