We remember Mervyn Henry Soames

We remember Mervyn Henry Soames

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1879
birth Kensington, London United Kingdom Source:8909232 Source:8909234 1879
1880
sibling Olive Katherine Soames Source:8909234 1880
1881
dates Age 1 Source:8909234 3rd April 1881
1881
location 45 Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8909234 3rd April 1881
1891
location The home of a paternal uncle at - Marine Parade, Brighton, Sussex United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8909235 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 11 Source:8909235 5th April 1891
1897
dates Age 18 Source:8909238 1897
1901
service British Army Second Lieutenant The Volunteer Force 1st London Volunteer Rifle Corps Source:8909164 27th April 1901 - 28th January 1906
1901
commission Regular Source:8909201 27th April 1901
1901
dates Age 21 Source:8909164 27th April 1901
1906
service British Army Lieutenant The Volunteer Force 1st Volunteer London Rifle Corps Source:8909167 29th January 1906 - 31st July 1908
1906
dates Age 26 Source:8909167 29th January 1906
1908
dates Age 28 Source:8909177 1st August 1908
1908
service British Army Captain The Volunteer Force 5th Battalion City of London (Rifles) Regiment Source:8909177 1st August 1908
1911
employment Solicitor Not known Westminster, London United Kingdom Source:8909239 2nd April 1911
1911
location 86 York Street, Westminster, London United Kingdom their own address Source:8909239 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 32 Source:8909239 2nd April 1911
1912
marriage Margaret A Soames nee Thompson Source:8909243 1912 - June 1927
1912
dates Age 33 Source:8909241 September 1912
1913
children Audrey M Soames Source:8909241 1913
1914
service British Army Captain London Regiment 1/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade) Source:4188523 5th November 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:4188523 5th November 1914
1916
service British Army Major London Regiment Headquarters Staff Assistant Provost Marshal Source:8909181 10th April 1916 - 6th December 1916
1916
dates Age 37 Source:8909181 10th April 1916
1916
children Archibald A Soames Source:8909241 1916
1916
service British Army Major London Regiment 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade) Source:8909191 7th December 1916 - 21st July 1921
1921
dates Age 41 Source:8909201 21st July 1921
1927
dates Age 47 Source:8909243 June 1927
1934
location Business address - 12 Coleman Street, London EC2 United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8909209 20th March 1934
1934
dates Age 54 Source:8909209 20th March 1934
1934
employment Solicitor Soames and Thompson - Solicitors Coleman Street, London EC two United Kingdom Source:8909209 20th March 1934
1936
location Business address - 12 Coleman Street, London EC2 United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8909212 10th November 1936
1936
employment Solicitor Soames and Thompson - Solicitors Coleman Street, London EC two United Kingdom Source:8909212 10th November 1936
1936
dates Age 56 Source:8909212 10th November 1936
1954
dates Age 74 Source:8909246 June 1954
education Secondary education Eton College Eton, near Windsor, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8909238
1954
death Not War Related Mervyn Henry Soames died some 35 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 74. Hertford Registration District, Hertfordshire United Kingdom Source:8909246 1954

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Mervyn Henry
Initials MH
Last Name Soames
Source 8909177
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
45 Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
86 York Street, Westminster, London United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Business address - 12 Coleman Street, London EC2 United Kingdom other group residence address known 20th March 1934
Business address - 12 Coleman Street, London EC2 United Kingdom other group residence address known 10th November 1936
The home of a paternal uncle at - Marine Parade, Brighton, Sussex United Kingdom other group residence address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army The Volunteer Force 1st London Volunteer Rifle Corps Second Lieutenant
British Army The Volunteer Force 1st Volunteer London Rifle Corps Lieutenant
British Army The Volunteer Force 5th Battalion City of London (Rifles) Regiment Captain
British Army London Regiment 1/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade) Captain
British Army London Regiment Headquarters Staff Assistant Provost Marshal Major
British Army London Regiment 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade) Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Territorial Force War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Audrey M Soames daughter 1913
Archibald A Soames son 1916
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Caroline Louisa Soames nee Jackson mother
William Aldwin Soames father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Olive Katherine Soames sister 1880
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret A Soames nee Thompson wife 1912

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London Gazette 26 Apr 1901 Page 2863 - Appointed 2nd Lieutenant Keith22624
London Gazette 20 Feb 1906 Pages 1229 - Promoted Lieutenant Keith22624
London Gazette 23 Oct 1908 Page 7652 - Promoted Captain Keith22624
London Gazette 13 Jun 1916 Page 5829 - Listed as a Major Keith22624
London Gazette 22 Dec 1916 Page 12479 - Major - Ceased Deputy Provost Marshall Post Keith22624
London Gazette 9 Jan 1917 Page 388 - Returned to London Regiment as a Major Keith22624
London Gazette 19 Jul 1921 Page 5801 - Resigned Commission Keith22624
London Gazette 20 Mar 1834 Page 1908 - Solicitor for a Will Keith22624
London Gazette 10 Nov 1936 Page 7296 - Executor for a Will Keith22624
Birth Recorded Kensington Registration District London Keith22624
Britain School & University Rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Keith22624
Marriage Recorded St George Hanover Square Registration District London Keith22624
Death Recorded Hertford Registration District Hertfordshire Keith22624
Death Recorded Hertford Registration District Hertfordshire Keith22624

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