We remember George William Short

We remember George William Short

Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Windsor, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:9402584 1890
1908
enlistment Hounslow, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:9402584 10th February 1908
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9402584 16th August 1914 - 4th December 1917
1914
awards Medaille Militaire Legion d'Honneur Other War Service Award Source:9402584 11th October 1914
1918
discharge Source:9402584 31st July 1918
1918
service British Army Sergeant 1639 Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards) "A" Squadron Source:9402584 1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9402586
service British Army Private D/1639 Dragoon Guards Source:4021418
service British Army Private D/1639 Corps of Dragoons Source:4021418
1918
death of accidental injuries received in France United Kingdom Source:9402586 7th December 1918
burial Windsor Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Berkshire United Kingdom BN.293 Source:9402586

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George William
Initials GW
Last Name Short
Source 9402584
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army D/1639 Dragoon Guards Private
British Army D/1639 Corps of Dragoons Private
British Army 1639 Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards) "A" Squadron Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Medaille Militaire Legion d'Honneur Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah mother
George Edward Short father

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Anne23518
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Anne23518
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Anne23518

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