We remember Herbert Harry Merchant

We remember Herbert Harry Merchant

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Cheltenham United Kingdom Source:8988734 26th February 1893
1893
location 1 Magenta Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire United Kingdom parents address Source:8988734 26th February 1893
1911
employment Gardener/ Jobbing Thrapston, Northampton United Kingdom Source:9411993 2nd April 1911
1911
location Chancery Lane, Thrapston, Northampton United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9411993 3rd April 1911
1911
service British Army Private 9308 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9412198 19th October 1911 - 23rd January 1912
1911
enlistment Northampton United Kingdom Source:9412198 19th October 1911
1912
service British Army Private 9453 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9540967 24th January 1912 - 25th February 1912
1912
service British Army private 9453 Northamptonshire 1st Battalion Source:9540967 26th February 1912 - 12th March 1913
1913
service British Army private 9453 2nd Norhamptonshire 2nd Battalion Source:9540967 13th March 1913 - 17th August 1915
1914
hospitalisation Frostbite feet Hospital/Institution Source:9540967 26th November 1914 - 3rd December 1914
1915
service British Army private 9453 Northamptonshire 3rd Battalion Source:9540967 18th August 1915 - 10th May 1916
1916
service British Army private 9453 Northamptonshire 1st Source:9540967 11th May 1916 - 22nd May 1916
1916
service British Army private 9453 Northamptonshire 6th Battalion Source:9540967 23rd May 1916 - 25th July 1918
1917
hospitalisation Frostbite feet Hospital/Institution Source:9540967 29th January 1917 - 5th February 1917
1918
hospitalisation Severe Septic feet Hospital/Institution Source:9540967 9th May 1918
1918
service British Army private 9453 Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9540967 26th July 1918 - 11th February 1919
1918
marriage Hilda Esther Moon Source:9059287 21st December 1918
1919
service British Army private 9453 Northamptonshire Regiment Section B Army Reserve Source:9540967 12th February 1919
1919
children Hilda Esther Merchant Source:9540967 20th September 1919
1923
children Ruby Kathleen Merchant Source:9540967 22nd January 1923
1924
discharge Source:9641622 23rd January 1924
1928
children Leonard Herbert Merchant Source:9540967 25th July 1928
2012
commission Regular Source:9540967 24th January 2012
1981
death Not War Related Medway Hospital, Gillingham, Kent United Kingdom Source:9059228 24th February 1981
burial St John's Church Non-War Cemetery Higham, Rochester, Kent United Kingdom Source:9059228
children Leonard Herbert Merchant Source:9059228

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Smith
Source 8988734
First Names Herbert Harry
Initials HH
Last Name Merchant
Source 8988734
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1 Magenta Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire United Kingdom parents address 26th February 1893
Chancery Lane, Thrapston, Northampton United Kingdom other group residence address 3rd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 9308 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 9453 Northamptonshire 1st Battalion private
British Army 9453 2nd Norhamptonshire 2nd Battalion private
British Army 9453 Northamptonshire 3rd Battalion private
British Army 9453 Northamptonshire 1st private
British Army 9453 Northamptonshire 6th Battalion private
British Army 9453 Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Battalion private
British Army 9453 Northamptonshire Regiment Section B Army Reserve private
British Army 9453 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Leonard Herbert Merchant son
Hilda Esther Merchant daughter 20th September 1919
Ruby Kathleen Merchant daughter 22nd January 1923
Leonard Herbert Merchant son 25th July 1928
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Alice Merchant mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hilda Esther Moon wife 21st December 1918
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1911-10-19 5'4"

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1911 census Rebecca96501

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