We remember Charles Shergold

We remember Charles Shergold

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Timeline

Timeline

1870
birth Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:9152297 8th April 1870
1888
service British Army Sapper 22453 Royal Engineers Source:9152433 1888
1889
enlistment United Kingdom Source:9152297 1889
1891
location Aldershot, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address Source:9152433 1891
1894
marriage Emily Charlotte Robinson Source:9152425 24th March 1894
1894
service British Army Second Corporal 22453 Royal Engineers Source:9152425 24th March 1894
1897
children Sydney Charles Shergold Source:9152442 10th August 1897
1897
service British Army Corproal 22453 Royal Engineers Source:9152442 23rd September 1897
1897
children Ethel M Shergold Source:9152425 1897
1900
service British Army Sergeant 22453 Royal Engineers Telegraph Battalion Source:4006864 31st March 1900
1900
internment pow South Africa Source:4006864 31st March 1900
1901
awards Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:4006864 12th August 1901
1901
service British Army Company Quartermaster Sergeant 22453 Royal Engineers 1st Telegraph Division Source:9152289 12th August 1901
1906
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Regimental Serjeant Major 357 Royal Canadian Engineers Source:9152289 17th July 1906 - 11th October 1914
1906
discharge Source:9152297 1906
1911
location Toronto Canada Source:9152407 1911
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4006864 14th August 1914
1914
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9152249 18th September 1914
1914
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Engineers Signal Squadron Source:9152289 21st October 1914 - 16th November 1914
1914
commission Temporary Source:9152289 21st October 1914
1914
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:4006864 4th December 1914
1915
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9152289 1st January 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Temporary Quartermaster and Honorary Captain Royal Canadian Engineers Source:9152289 2nd July 1915
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:4006864 1st January 1916
1916
location "Littlecote", Station Road, Crowborough United Kingdom their own address Source:9152297 23rd February 1916
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Major Royal Canadian Engineers Source:9152247 20th January 1918
1918
location Royal Canadian Engineers Signal Training Centre, Folkestone United Kingdom military residence address Source:4006864 20th January 1918
1918
appointments Commanding Officer Canadian Signal Training Centre Source:9152362 20th January 1918
1918
location Seaford, Sussex United Kingdom Source:4006864 21st January 1918
awards Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Other War Service Award Source:9152247
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Temporary Honorary Lieutenant Royal Canadian Engineers Source:9152289
awards King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:4006864

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Charles
Initials C
Last Name Shergold
Source 9152297
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
"Littlecote", Station Road, Crowborough United Kingdom their own address known 23rd February 1916
Aldershot, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address known 1891
Royal Canadian Engineers Signal Training Centre, Folkestone United Kingdom military residence address known 20th January 1918
Seaford, Sussex United Kingdom 21st January 1918
Toronto Canada known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 22453 Royal Engineers Telegraph Battalion Sergeant
Canadian Expeditionary Force Royal Canadian Engineers Temporary Honorary Lieutenant
Canadian Expeditionary Force Royal Canadian Engineers Temporary Quartermaster and Honorary Captain
British Army Royal Engineers Signal Squadron Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army 22453 Royal Engineers 1st Telegraph Division Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 357 Royal Canadian Engineers Regimental Serjeant Major
British Army 22453 Royal Engineers Second Corporal
British Army 22453 Royal Engineers Sapper
British Army 22453 Royal Engineers Corproal
Canadian Expeditionary Force Royal Canadian Engineers Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Other War Service Award
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel M Shergold son 1897
Sydney Charles Shergold son 10th August 1897
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Shergold father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Charlotte Robinson wife 24th March 1894
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Grey Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1916-02-25 5'11"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-02-25 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
WWI Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
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Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
Canadian Expeditonary Force attestations 1914-1918 Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
British armed forces and overseas births and baptisms Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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The London Gazette M2740
Canadian Attestation Papers M2740
Wireless Telegraphy in the Canadian Corps in France M2740

Multimedia

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Major C Shergold MC DCM M2740
Sergeant Major Shergold M2740

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