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Timeline

Timeline

1848
dates Age 58 Source:8802504 1st September 1848
1877
sibling Alphonso Aynard Ruffer Source:8802480 1877
1879
sibling Marguerite Annie Ruffer Source:8802480 1879
1881
sibling Violet Or Violette Ruffer Source:8802480 1881
1883
sibling Olive Beatrice Ruffer Source:8802480 1883
1884
sibling Claire V Ruffer Source:8802480 1884
1890
birth Sydenham, Lewisham, London United Kingdom Source:8802488 Source:8802480 13th August 1890
1891
location Crystal Palace Park Road, Beckenham, Bromley, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8802480 5th April 1891
1896
sibling John Treffry Ruffer Source:8802480 1896
1908
education University College - University of Oxford Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom Source:8802483 1908
1910
dates Age 19 Source:8802488 24th January 1910
1910
service British Army Private 5589 Honourable Artillery Company Source:8802488 24th January 1910 - 30th September 1912
1910
location 39 Lombard Street, London EC United Kingdom parents address Source:8802488 24th January 1910
1911
dates Age 20 Source:8802489 2nd April 1911
1911
location 27 Crystal Palace Park Road, Beckenham, Bromley, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8802489 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Banking Clerk Ruffer and Co - His father's bank London United Kingdom Source:8802489 2nd April 1911
1914
location 33 Belgrave Square, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8802488 7th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 1006 Honourable Artillery Company 1st Battalion (Transport) Source:8802488 8th August 1914 - 3rd October 1915
1914
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:8802488 8th August 1914
1914
dates Age 23 Source:8802488 8th August 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:3852685 20th September 1914
1914
marriage Marguerite Christine Ruffer nee Michel Source:8802493 December 1914
1914
dates Age 24 Source:8802493 December 1914
1915
commission Regular Source:8802488 4th October 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Source:8802488 4th October 1915 - 30th June 1917
1916
children Christiana F Z Ruffer Source:8802495 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Source:8802488 1st July 1917 - 9th January 1923
1921
children Ernestine Anne-Marie Ruffer Source:8802740 1921
1922
location 39 Lombard Street, London EC United Kingdom parents address Source:8802488 3rd March 1922
1923
service British Army Captain London Regiment 53rd (lond Battalion Source:8802488 10th January 1923 - 31st August 1923
1923
service British Army Major London Regiment 54th (lond Battalion Source:8802488 1st September 1923
1926
children Ernest Ruffer Source:8802740 1926
1941
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8802504 December 1941
1941
dates Age 51 Source:8802737 December 1941
1941
service British Army Major Royal Artillery 69th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Source:8802737 31st December 1941
1948
discharge Source:8802504 1st September 1948
1958
location Flint Cottage, Box Hill, Dorking, Surrey United Kingdom their own address Source:8802740 17th April 1958
service British Army Major - Honorary Lieutenant Colonel - Royal Regiment of Artillery Source:8802504
1958
death Not War Related Mortimer Ernest Ruffer died some 40 years after the ending of the Great War, and some 13 beyond the end of World War II. He was 67. Flint Cottage, Box Hill, Dorking, Surrey United Kingdom Source:8802740 18th April 1958
1958
dates Age 67 Source:8802740 18th April 1958

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Mortimer Ernest
Initials ME
Last Name Ruffer
Source 8802504
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
27 Crystal Palace Park Road, Beckenham, Bromley, London United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
33 Belgrave Square, London United Kingdom parents address known 7th August 1914
39 Lombard Street, London EC United Kingdom parents address known 24th January 1910
39 Lombard Street, London EC United Kingdom parents address known 3rd March 1922
Crystal Palace Park Road, Beckenham, Bromley, London United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Flint Cottage, Box Hill, Dorking, Surrey United Kingdom their own address known 17th April 1958
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5589 Honourable Artillery Company Private
British Army 1006 Honourable Artillery Company 1st Battalion (Transport) Private
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Lieutenant
British Army London Regiment 53rd (lond Battalion Captain
British Army London Regiment 54th (lond Battalion Major
British Army Royal Artillery 69th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Major
British Army Royal Regiment of Artillery Major - Honorary Lieutenant Colonel -
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
DSO OBE TD British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Christiana F Z Ruffer daughter 1916
Ernestine Anne-Marie Ruffer daughter 1921
Ernest Ruffer son 1926
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Zoe Ruffer nee Treffry mother
Ernest Ruffer father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alphonso Aynard Ruffer brother 1877
Marguerite Annie Ruffer sister 1879
Violet Or Violette Ruffer sister 1881
Olive Beatrice Ruffer sister 1883
Claire V Ruffer sister 1884
John Treffry Ruffer brother 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marguerite Christine Ruffer nee Michel wife December 1914
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1910-01-24 5'11"

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Births Recorded Bromley Registration District London Keith22624
Britain School & University Rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Keith22624
Service Records of Mortimer Edward Ruffer Honourable Artillery Company Keith22624
'Behind the Front: British Soldiers and French Civilians, 1914–1918' Keith22624
GRO Consular Marriages (1849-1965) Transcription Keith22624
Lives of the First World War Entry for John Treffry Ruffer Keith22624

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