We remember James Charles Toombs

We remember James Charles Toombs

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling Alice Frances Toombs Source:9272199 1886
1887
sibling Margaret Jane Toombs Source:9272199 1887
1890
birth Lambeth, London United Kingdom Source:5480761 30th July 1890
1891
sibling Louisa Emma Toombs Source:9272199 1891
1891
location Princes Road, Lambeth, London United Kingdom parents address Source:9272198 1891
1894
sibling William Walter Toombs Source:9272199 1894
1897
sibling Edwin Thomas Toombs Source:9272199 1897
1898
sibling Edith Ruth Toombs Source:9272199 1898
1900
sibling Lilian Rose Toombs Source:9272199 1900
1901
location 15 Ardmere Road, Hither Green, Lewisham, SE13 United Kingdom parents address Source:9272199 1901
1901
sibling Elsie Maud Toombs Source:9272200 1901
1904
sibling Ethel Grace Toombs Source:9272200 1904
1907
sibling Sidney John Toombs Source:9272200 1907
1911
location 15 Ardmere Road, Hither Green, Lewisham, SE13 United Kingdom parents address Source:9272200 1911
1914
enlistment Woolwich United Kingdom Source:6173564 23rd August 1914
1914
dates Age 24 Source:6177156 23rd August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion Source:6177156 7th December 1914 - 1st November 1915
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6177156 17th December 1914 - 16th December 1914
1915
marriage Lily Emma Reynolds Source:5480761 23rd October 1915
1915
marriage Lily Emma Reynolds or Toombs Source:6177156 23rd October 1915
1915
service British Army Unpaid Lance Corporal 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Source:6177156 1st November 1915 - 6th April 1916
1916
service British Army Acting Corporal 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Source:6177156 6th April 1916 - 22nd June 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Source:6177156 22nd June 1916 - 3rd October 1916
1916
children Kathleen Louisa Toombs Source:5480761 20th August 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Source:6177156 3rd October 1916 - 10th February 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6177156 13th October 1916 - 10th February 1917
1917
dates Age 26 Source:9039238 10th February 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9272212 25th May 1917
service British Army Serjeant S/9265 Royal West Kent Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5480761
service British Army Private S/9265 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:5480761
service British Army Sergeant S/9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion Source:6173564
hospitalisation frost-bitten feet Hospital/Institution Source:5480761
employment House Decorator United Kingdom Source:5480761
employment Soldier United Kingdom Source:5480761
education Beacon Road School Hither Green, Kent United Kingdom Source:5480761
1917
death Killed in Action Killed during the Royal West Kent trench raid at Givenchy. Givenchy France Source:5480761 10th February 1917
burial Gorre British And Indian Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Gorre, Pas de Calais France III. C. 6. Source:9039238

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James Charles
Initials JC
Last Name Toombs
Source 5480761
First Names James Charles
Initials JC
Last Name Toombs
Source 5480761
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
15 Ardmere Road, Hither Green, Lewisham, SE13 United Kingdom parents address known 1901
15 Ardmere Road, Hither Green, Lewisham, SE13 United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Princes Road, Lambeth, London United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army S/9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion Sergeant
British Army S/9265 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army S/9265 Royal West Kent Regiment 1st Battalion Serjeant
British Army 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion Private
British Army 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Unpaid Lance Corporal
British Army 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Acting Corporal
British Army 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Corporal
British Army 9265 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 3rd Battalion Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kathleen Louisa Toombs daughter 20th August 1916
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fanny Fathers mother
James Toombs father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Frances Toombs sister 1886
Margaret Jane Toombs sister 1887
Louisa Emma Toombs sister 1891
William Walter Toombs brother 1894
Edwin Thomas Toombs brother 1897
Edith Ruth Toombs sister 1898
Lilian Rose Toombs sister 1900
Elsie Maud Toombs sister 1901
Sidney John Toombs brother 1907
Ethel Grace Toombs sister 1904
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Emma Reynolds or Toombs wife 23rd October 1915
Lily Emma Reynolds wife 23rd October 1915
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-10-23 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
GRO WAR DEATHS ARMY OTHER RANKS (1914 to1921) Transcription Simon1303
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Simon1303
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Simon1303
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Simon1303
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Simon1303
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Simon1303
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Simon1303
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Simon1303
Medal Index Cards Transcription Simon1303

External Evidence

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De Ruvigny's roll of honour 1914-1918 Simon1303
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Simon1303
The London Gazette Simon1303

Multimedia

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James Charles Toombs Simon1303
9265 James Charles Toombs Simon1303
James Charles Toombs Baptism Simon1303
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour Simon1303
James Charles Toombs and Edwin Thomas Toombs Simon1303
Notification of Mention in Despatches, 1917 Simon1303
Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais 1 Vincent96527
Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais 2 Vincent96527
Royal West Kent Regiment Cap Badge Vincent96527

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