We remember Arthur Self

We remember Arthur Self

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Norfolk United Kingdom Source:8673864 November 1890
1908
enlistment York United Kingdom Source:8673864 23rd January 1908
1908
service British Army Private 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:8673864 23rd January 1908 - 23rd June 1908
1908
events Education Training United Kingdom Source:8673864 15th April 1908
1908
service British Army Gunner 8878 Royal Garrison Artillery Norfolk Volunteers Source:8673864 24th June 1908
1908
service British Army Private 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8673865 26th June 1908 - 29th December 1908
1908
service British Army Lance Corporal 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8673865 29th December 1908 - 1st March 1911
1909
service British Army Private 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Source:8673865 24th June 1909 - 28th July 1908
1909
events Edcuation Training Aldershot United Kingdom Source:8673864 26th July 1909
1910
hospitalisation Wound of scalp (mild) Hospital/Institution Source:8673864 9th March 1910 - 10th March 1910
1910
events Conduct Military Discipline Source:8673864 12th March 1910
1911
service British Army Corporal 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8673865 1st March 1911 - 13th November 1912
1911
events Training Training Aldershot United Kingdom Source:8673864 31st August 1911
1912
service British Army Lance Sergeant 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8673865 13th November 1912 - 17th October 1914
1914
service British Army Serjeant 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8673865 17th October 1914 - 15th November 1915
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8673864 8th November 1914 - 14th November 1915
1915
appointments Machine Gun Sergeant Source:8673906 3rd January 1915
1915
hospitalisation Deafness - admitted to hospital Hospital/Institution Source:8673906 25th May 1915
1915
service British Army Sergeant 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Source:8673865 15th November 1915 - 1916
1915
hospitalisation Anaemia, debility and deafness - admitted to hospital Hospital/Institution Source:8673906 15th November 1915
1915
hospitalisation Anaemia and debility - admitted to hospital Hospital/Institution Source:8673906 15th November 1915
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8673863 1st January 1916
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8673864 9th November 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:8673865 1916 - 19th May 1917
1917
appointments Army Gymnastics Instructor Source:8673865 19th May 1917
1917
service British Army Sergeant Instructor 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:8673865 19th May 1917 - 24th June 1918
1917
service British Army Acting Company Sergeant Major West Yorkshire Regiment Attached Number 12 Household Brigade, Bushet Source:8673906 7th December 1917
1918
service British Army Acting Company Sergeant Major 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8673865 24th June 1918 - 25th June 1920
1920
marriage Margaret Constance Scrivern Source:8673864 5th April 1920
1920
events Conduct Military Discipline York United Kingdom Source:8673864 25th June 1920
1920
discharge Source:8673864 25th June 1920
1920
location Hillside, Long Stratton, Norfolk United Kingdom their own address Source:8673864 25th June 1920
1920
events Awarded War Pension Pensions and Gratuities York United Kingdom Deafness and other ailments Source:8673864 26th June 1920 - 28th June 1921
employment Labourer Source:8673864
sibling John Self Source:8673864

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur
Initials A
Last Name Self,
Source 8673909
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Hillside, Long Stratton, Norfolk United Kingdom their own address known 25th June 1920
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 8878 Royal Garrison Artillery Norfolk Volunteers Gunner
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Private
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Corporal
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Sergeant
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Sergeant Instructor
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Serjeant
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Sergeant
British Army 8878 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Acting Company Sergeant Major
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment Attached Number 12 Household Brigade, Bushet Acting Company Sergeant Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MM British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Self mother
John Self father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Self brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Constance Scrivern wife 5th April 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1908-06-22 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1908-06-22 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

Media

Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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Legends, myths and realities – the Christmas Truce, 1914 M2740

Multimedia

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Sergeant A Self MM M2740
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West Yorkshire Regiment Cap Badge Vincent96527

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