We remember Robert William Service

We remember Robert William Service

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Timeline

Timeline

1874
birth Preston, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6168698 Source:6168696 16th January 1874
1875
sibling John A Service Source:6168716 1875
1877
sibling Thomas H Service Source:6168716 1877
1879
sibling Joseph W W Service Source:6168716 1879
1881
location Main Street, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland United Kingdom away from home address Source:6168713 1881
1881
sibling Peter H K Service Source:6168716 1881
1881
dates Age 7 Source:6168713 1881
1884
sibling Agnes A Service Source:6168716 1884
1886
sibling Jane E B Service Source:6168716 1886
1889
sibling Janet J Service Source:6168716 1889
1891
location Roxburgh Street, Kelvingside, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:6168716 1891
1891
employment Bankers apprentice Kelvingside, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6168716 1891
1891
dates Age 17 Source:6168716 1891
1913
marriage Germaine Bourgoin Source:6168698 June 1913
service Other Empire Force Certificate number 3376 British Red Cross Society and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Source:3962236
employment Poet, writer Source:6168698
employment British Red Cross Medical Chauffeur Boulogne France Source:6168714
1958
death Lancieux, Cotes-d'Armor France Source:6168698 11th September 1958
sibling Albert Service Source:6168696
children Iris Service Source:6168698
awards United States Victory Medal Other War Service Award Source:6168696

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert William
Initials RW
Last Name Service
Source 6168698
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Main Street, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland United Kingdom away from home address known 1881
Roxburgh Street, Kelvingside, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Certificate number 3376 British Red Cross Society and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
United States Victory Medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Iris Service daughter
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Service father
Sarah E P Service mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Albert Service brother
John A Service brother 1875
Thomas H Service brother 1877
Joseph W W Service brother 1879
Peter H K Service brother 1881
Agnes A Service sister 1884
Jane E B Service sister 1886
Janet J Service sister 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Germaine Bourgoin wife June 1913

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Preston485
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Preston485
British Red Cross Register of Overseas Volunteers 1914-1918 Transcription Preston485
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Preston485

External Evidence

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Blog on poet Robert W. Service 1874-1958 Preston485
Wikipedia entry for poet Robert W. Service Preston485
"Only a Boche" Connie110407
"The Mourners" Connie110407

Multimedia

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Portrait of Robert Service, about 1905 Preston485
Robert W. Service's headstone in Lancieux (France) Charlotte55317
Robert W. Service's Blue Plaque in Preston Charlotte55317
Robert W. Service's Munument in Kilwinning Charlotte55317

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