We remember Eric James Shearer

We remember Eric James Shearer

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Jullundur India Source:7619918 23rd November 1892
1912
service Indian Army Second Lieutenant 113th Infantry Source:7619887 3rd December 1912
1913
service Indian Army Lieutenant 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Source:7619889 6th December 1913 - 5th September 1915
1915
service Indian Army Captain 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Source:7619889 6th September 1915
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7619882 18th June 1917
1919
marriage Phyllis Muriel Mules Source:7619925 19th May 1919
1919
service Indian Army Brevet Major 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Source:7619895 3rd June 1919
1922
appointments DAQMG, Madras District Source:7619904 1st April 1922
1924
appointments War Office General Staff Source:7619928 1924 - 1929
1928
service Indian Army Major Source:7619908 6th September 1928
1933
service Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel 15th Punjab Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7619902 1933
1933
employment Joint managing director Fortnum and Mason United Kingdom Source:7619928 1933 - 1938
1940
appointments DMI Middle East Forces Source:7619928 1940 - 1942
1941
awards Medal of the Order of the British Empire (MOBE) British Award/Decoration Source:7619915 30th December 1941
1941
service Indian Army Brigadier (temporary) 29998 Source:7619915 30th December 1941
service British Army Brevet Major Indian Army Staff Source:3992589
education Wellington College United Kingdom Source:7619928
education Royal Military College Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:7619928
awards Order of the Bath, Military Division British Award/Decoration Source:7619928
1980
dates Age 87 Source:7619928 1st August 1980
1980
death Not War Related Road accident Marlborough, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:7619928 Source:7619921 1st August 1980

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Eric James
Initials EJ
Last Name Shearer
Source 3992589
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Indian Army Staff Brevet Major
Indian Army 113th Infantry Second Lieutenant
Indian Army 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Captain
Indian Army 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Lieutenant
Indian Army 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Brevet Major
Indian Army 15th Punjab Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Indian Army Major
Indian Army 29998 Brigadier (temporary)
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Medal of the Order of the British Empire (MOBE) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Order of the Bath, Military Division British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Smith mother
Johnston Shearer father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phyllis Muriel Mules wife 19th May 1919

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Awarded the Military Cross Anthony26083
To be Second Lieutenants Anthony26083
Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants Anthony26083
Lieutenants to be Captains Anthony26083
To be Brevet Major Anthony26083
List of British Officers who have served with the Regiment Anthony26083
Appointed DAQMG, Madras District Anthony26083
Captains to be Majors Anthony26083
Mentioned in recognition of services in the Middle East Anthony26083
Obituary: Brig E.J. Shearer Anthony26083

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Major J E Shearer MC Anthony26083

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