We remember Desmond Henry Sykes Somerville,

We remember Desmond Henry Sykes Somerville,

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth United Kingdom Source:8984027 1889
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9258753 2nd May 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9258749 5th May 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9258750 13th July 1916
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9258757 4th February 1918
service Lieutenant South Wales Borderers Source:4191867
service Captain South Wales Borderers Source:4191867
service Acting Major South Wales Borderers Source:4191867
theatres Tsingtau :6h Source:9258748 23rd September 1914 - text
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:9258748 17th March 1915 - text
marriage Moira Burke Source:8984033
1976
death Ireland Source:8984033 1976

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Desmond Henry Sykes
Initials DHS
Last Name Somerville,
Source 9258754
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Drishane Ireland
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army South Wales Borderers Lieutenant
British Army South Wales Borderers Captain
British Army South Wales Borderers Acting Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MC and Bar British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Moira Burke wife -

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected by 
Prisoners of War 1715-1945 Transcription Keith1947
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
Medal Index Cards Transcription Keith1947
Medal Index Cards Transcription Keith1947
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith1947
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected by 
Historic Graves Keith1947
LONDON GAZETTE, 4 FEBRUARY, 1918 - Bar to M.C. R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 5 JULY, 1918 - Bar to M.C. (citation) R58235
L ONDON GAZETTE, 2 MAY, 1916 - Military Cross R58235
MIC image (Ancestry) [MiD] R58235
MIC image (Ancestry) [MiD] R58235
MIC image (Ancestry) R58235

Multimedia

TitleConnected by 
South Wales Borderers R58235

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