We remember Thomas William Stratford

We remember Thomas William Stratford

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Charles F Stratford Source:5489082 1879
1880
birth Poplar, London United Kingdom Source:5485671 19th February 1880
1881
location Baker Street, Enfield United Kingdom parents address Source:5489082 3rd April 1881
1881
dates Age 1 Source:5489082 3rd April 1881
1882
sibling Alice E Stratford Source:5485665 1882
1889
sibling William H Stratford Source:5485665 1889
1891
dates Age 11 Source:5485665 5th April 1891
1891
location 5 Elizbabeth Terrace, Harrington Hill, Hackney United Kingdom their own address Source:5485665 5th April 1891
1897
service British Army Private 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 12th January 1897 - 29th May 1898
1897
enlistment Tottenham then Aldershot United Kingdom Source:8577082 12th January 1897
1898
service British Army Lance Corporal 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 30th May 1898 - 14th September 1899
1898
dates Age 20 Source:6645335 September 1898
1899
education Corporal Exam British Army Pembroke United Kingdom Source:5489128 6th June 1899
1899
service British Army Corporal 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 15th September 1899 - 30th November 1899
1899
service British Army Private 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 1st December 1899 - 7th July 1902
1900
dates Age 20 Source:5485671 18th February 1900
1901
internment pow Modderfontein South Africa Source:6181692 31st January 1901 - 31st January 1901
1902
service British Army Lance Corporal 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 8th July 1902 - 25th February 1903
1902
awards King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:5488917 1902
1902
awards Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:5488912 1902
1903
service British Army Private 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 26th February 1903 - 30th January 1904
1904
service British Army Private 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Source:5489128 31st January 1904 - 9th June 1904
1904
service British Army Lance Corporal 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Source:5489128 10th June 1904 - 29th July 1906
1904
location 1st Bn. S.W.B. Garrison, Dalhousie hill station, East Punjab (Himachal Pradesh) India military residence address Source:5489128 1904
1906
service British Army Corporal 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Source:5489128 30th July 1906 - 17th April 1908
1908
service British Army Lance Sergeant 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Source:5489128 18th April 1908 - 5th November 1911
1910
location HM Troopship "Rewa", destination Chatham, departing Karachi Pakistan military residence address Source:5489128 2nd December 1910 - 21st December 1910
1911
location Chatham Barracks United Kingdom military residence address Source:5489130 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 31 Source:5489130 2nd April 1911
1911
service British Army Sergeant 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Source:5489128 6th November 1911 - 3rd September 1912
1912
service British Army Sergeant 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:4297564 4th September 1912 - 22nd August 1915
1912
location HM Troopship "Soudan", departing UK to destination of Tientsin China military residence address Source:6645335 4th September 1912 - 4th November 1912
1914
theatres Tsingtau :6h Source:8888524 23rd September 1914 - 18th November 1914
1914
location SWB camp, Lao Shan Bay, 30 miles from Tsingtao China military residence address Source:8888524 23rd September 1914 - 24th September 1914
1914
location HMHS Delta, departing Sha-tzu-kou Bay, destination Hong Kong China military residence address Source:8888524 18th November 1914 - 22nd November 1914
1914
location HM Troopship to destination of Plymouth, departing Hong Kong China military residence address Source:6645335 4th December 1914 - 15th January 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:6645335 17th March 1915 - 16th March 1916
1915
location SS Canada, to destination of Alexandria via Malta, leaving Avonmouth Dock, Bristol United Kingdom military residence address Source:5489128 17th March 1915 - 29th March 1915
1915
location S Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli peninsula Turkey military residence address Source:5489128 25th April 1915
1915
hospitalisation wounded 1.8.15 Mediterranean Force Hospital/Institution Source:6645335 1st August 1915 - 21st August 1915
1915
appointments Company Quarter Master Sergeant Source:5489128 22nd August 1915
1915
service British Army Colour Sergeant 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 22nd August 1915 - 23rd August 1915
1915
service British Army Warrant Officer Class 2 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:5489128 23rd August 1915 - 17th June 1916
1915
awards Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Other War Service Award Source:5488940 1915
1916
hospitalisation Old wound right shoulder and hip Hospital/Institution Source:6645335 8th March 1916 - 8th March 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6645335 17th March 1916 - 16th May 1916
1916
location Mary Redan trench, Mesnil Ridge, Somme France military residence address Source:5489128 3rd April 1916
1916
service British Army Warrant Officer Class 2 5555 South Wales Borderers Depot Source:5489128 17th May 1916 - 15th October 1916
1916
hospitalisation old wound right shoulder Hospital/Institution Source:6645335 17th May 1916 - 17th August 1916
1916
hospitalisation Old wound shoulder Hospital/Institution Source:6645335 17th August 1916 - 28th August 1916
1916
service British Army Warrant Officer Class 2 5555 South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion Source:5489128 16th October 1916 - 22nd May 1917
1917
marriage Alice Emily Cooper Source:5489158 19th February 1917
1917
employment commissionaire Lloyds Bank London United Kingdom Source:6645335 3rd May 1917
1917
discharge Source:5488005 22nd May 1917
1917
discharge Source:4297564 22nd May 1917
1920
children Vera L Stratford Source:7944430 1920
1921
location 46 Harris Street Markhouse Road Leyton United Kingdom their own address Source:6645335 10th February 1921
1935
location 46 Harris Street, Walthamstow, E17 United Kingdom their own address Source:8577074 21st January 1935
1935
dates Age 54 Source:8577074 21st January 1935
1935
dates Age 54 Source:5489101 1935
education 3rd Class Certificate of Education British Army Pembroke United Kingdom Source:5489128
location Roberts Barrracks, Quetta Cantonment, Baluchistan, North West Frontier Pakistan military residence address Source:5489128
education 2nd Class Certificate of Education British Army Source:5489128
1935
death Walthamstow, London, E17 United Kingdom Source:8577074 21st January 1935
burial Chingford Mount Cemetery Non-War Cemetery United Kingdom Source:8577074

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Thomas William
Initials TW
Last Name Stratford
Source 5485671
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1st Bn. S.W.B. Garrison, Dalhousie hill station, East Punjab (Himachal Pradesh) India military residence address known 1904
46 Harris Street Markhouse Road Leyton United Kingdom their own address known 10th February 1921
46 Harris Street, Walthamstow, E17 United Kingdom their own address known 21st January 1935
5 Elizbabeth Terrace, Harrington Hill, Hackney United Kingdom their own address known 5th April 1891
Baker Street, Enfield United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
Chatham Barracks United Kingdom military residence address known 2nd April 1911
HM Troopship "Rewa", destination Chatham, departing Karachi Pakistan military residence address 2nd December 1910 - 21st December 1910
HM Troopship "Soudan", departing UK to destination of Tientsin China military residence address 4th September 1912 - 4th November 1912
HM Troopship to destination of Plymouth, departing Hong Kong China military residence address 4th December 1914 - 15th January 1915
HMHS Delta, departing Sha-tzu-kou Bay, destination Hong Kong China military residence address 18th November 1914 - 22nd November 1914
Mary Redan trench, Mesnil Ridge, Somme France military residence address 3rd April 1916
Roberts Barrracks, Quetta Cantonment, Baluchistan, North West Frontier Pakistan military residence address
S Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli peninsula Turkey military residence address 25th April 1915
SS Canada, to destination of Alexandria via Malta, leaving Avonmouth Dock, Bristol United Kingdom military residence address 17th March 1915 - 29th March 1915
SWB camp, Lao Shan Bay, 30 miles from Tsingtao China military residence address 23rd September 1914 - 24th September 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Corporal
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Private
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Corporal
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Sergeant
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Sergeant
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Colour Sergeant
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Warrant Officer Class 2
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers Depot Warrant Officer Class 2
British Army 5555 South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion Warrant Officer Class 2
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Other War Service Award
Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Vera L Stratford daughter 1920
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles F Stratford father
Maria M mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles F Stratford brother 1879
Alice E Stratford sister 1882
William H Stratford brother 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Emily Cooper wife 19th February 1917
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
fresh blue brown
DateHeightSource
1917-05-04 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1907 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Melanie24
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Melanie24
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Melanie24
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Melanie24
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Melanie24
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Melanie24
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Barry15

External Evidence

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1881 Census: Baker Street, Enfield Melanie24
Queens South Africa Medal Roll, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers Melanie24
King's South Africa Medal Roll, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers Melanie24
British Army Service Records Melanie24
Anglo-Boer War records 1899-1902 Transcription Clive466
Boer War Records 1899-1902 Keith1947
England and Wales Birth Index 1916 - 2005 for Vera L Stratford Clive466
Army LS and GC Medal register 1913-1919 Keith1947
A Clash of Empires, the South Wales Borderers at Tsingtao, 1914 Keith1947

Multimedia

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Sergeant Thomas Stratford Melanie24
Wedding photo of Thomas Stratford and Alice Cooper Melanie24
Tom Stratford Medals (obverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Medals (reverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Queen's South Africa Medal(obverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Queen's South Africa Medal (bars) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Queen's South Africa Medal (reverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford King's South Africa Medal(obverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford King's South Africa Medal (bars) Melanie24
Tom Stratford King's South Africa Medal (reverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford 1914-15 Star (obverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford 1914-15 Star (reverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford British War Medal (obverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford British War Medal (reverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Victory Medal (obverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Victory Medal (reverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Long Service Good Conduct (obverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Long Service Good Conduct (reverse) Melanie24
Tom Stratford Identity Disc Melanie24
Tom Stratford (1898-99) Melanie24
Tom Stratford in 'hospital blues' Melanie24
Tom Stratford in 'hospital blues' Melanie24
Tom Stratford in 'hospital blues' Melanie24
Tom Stratford in 'hospital blues' Melanie24
Tom Stratford in 'hospital blues' Melanie24
Tom Stratford fishing in 'hospital blues' Melanie24
Leaf sent by Tom to Alice Melanie24
Sergeant Tom Stratford (1912-1914) Melanie24
Tom, Alice and Vera in the 1920s Melanie24
Tom with Vera on holiday in Bognor 1928 Melanie24
Tom, Alice and Vera in 1934 Melanie24
Parish Magazine:St Matthew's,U Clapton, March 1917 Melanie24
Parish Magazine:St Matthew's,Marriage Notice Melanie24
Tom Stratford and his youngest sister Eleanor Melanie24
Sergeant Thomas Stratford Melanie24
postcard sent to Tom In Quetta India Clive466
LS&GC recipients roll Keith1947
Silver War Badge Keith1947
2nd Btn South Wales Borders Sergeants Dec 1914 Melanie24
Recommendations for Mentions in Dispatches Melanie24
Recommendations for Mentions in Dispatches page 2 Melanie24
Recommendations for Mentions in Dispatches page 3 Melanie24
The Batt just marching off from Church Melanie24
Mounted Infantry marching pastTienTsin China Melanie24
Brigade rehearsal Kings Birthday TienTsin China Melanie24
Troop accommodation in Tientsin Melanie24
1 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
2 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
3 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
4 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
5 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
6 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
7 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
8 of 8 Japanese postcards Melanie24
Note from Major General Hunter-Weston to 29th Div Melanie24
Printed letter from King George VI Melanie24
Letter accompanying British War Medal Melanie24
Certificate for Silver War Badge Melanie24
Memorial card commemorating Tom's death Melanie24
Certificate for Corporal qualification Melanie24
Army Form B 2079 - Discharge Certificate Melanie24
Basic biographic details Keith1947
South Wales Borderers at Tsingtao Keith1947

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