We remember Fred Rayner

We remember Fred Rayner

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Timeline

Timeline

1880
birth Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7946056 Source:7946119 1880
1896
service British Army Private 3454 West Yorkshire Regiment 4th Battalion Source:7946094 13th February 1896
1896
location 7 Back Sussex Crescent, Accommodation Road, Leeds United Kingdom Source:7946094 13th February 1896
1896
employment Regular Solider British Army Source:7946094 13th February 1896 - 1st May 1918
1896
enlistment York United Kingdom Source:7946094 13th February 1896
1902
awards Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:4144663 1902
1902
service British Army 4713 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7946094 1902
1903
marriage Mary Source:7946119 1903
1909
children Austin Fred Rayner Source:7946119 1909
1911
location Drill Hall, Colliergate, York United Kingdom military residence address Source:7946119 1911
1911
service British Army Colour Serjeant 4713 West Yorkshire Regiment 5th Battalion Source:7946119 1911
1911
appointments Drill Serjeant, York Drill Hall Source:7946119 1911
1914
appointments Instuctor, 5th West Yorks (Harrogate Territorials) Source:7946087 1914
1914
awards Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Other War Service Award Source:4144663 1st July 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7946087 1915
1917
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:7946069 1st January 1917
employment Clerk Source:7946094
service British Army Regimental Serjeant Major 4713 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/5th Battalion Source:7946087
location Strawberry Dale, Harrogate, Yorkshire United Kingdom military residence address Source:7946087
1918
death Died of wounds Died on 1st May 1918 from wounds received in action in France aged 38 years United Kingdom Source:7946059 1st May 1918
burial Grove Road Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Harrogate, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7946060

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Fred
Initials F
Last Name Rayner
Source 4144663
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
7 Back Sussex Crescent, Accommodation Road, Leeds United Kingdom known 13th February 1896
Drill Hall, Colliergate, York United Kingdom military residence address known 1911
Strawberry Dale, Harrogate, Yorkshire United Kingdom military residence address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3454 West Yorkshire Regiment 4th Battalion Private
British Army 4713 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion
British Army 4713 West Yorkshire Regiment 5th Battalion Colour Serjeant
British Army 4713 West Yorkshire Regiment 1/5th Battalion Regimental Serjeant Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star 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
Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Austin Fred Rayner son 1909
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary wife 1903
Religion
DateReligionSource
Roman Catholic

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription M2740
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette Entry - Award of DCM (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Citation for DCM (1917) M2740
Yorkshire Evening Post (1918) M2740
War Memorial - St Robert's R C Church, Harrogate M2740
Attestation Papers (1896) M2740

Multimedia

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F Rayer DCM Headstone M2740
RSM Rayner M2740

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