We remember William Wyndham Torre Torr

We remember William Wyndham Torre Torr

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Gertrude L Torr Source:8832375 1879
1881
sibling Sybil J Torr Source:8832375 1881
1884
sibling Dora R A Torr Source:8832375 1884
1886
sibling Gladys M Torr Source:8832375 1886
1889
sibling John Harold Torr Source:8832375 1889
1890
birth Eastham, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8832368 Source:8832375 7th July 1890
1891
location Curlett Park, Ferry Lance, Eastham, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8832375 1891
1910
service British Army Second Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 20th April 1910 - 10th January 1912
1910
commission Regular Source:8832318 20th April 1910
1912
service British Army Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8832318 10th January 1912 - 6th May 1914
1913
theatres Africa :5 Source:8832368 1913
1913
appointments Adjutant to Albanian Gendarmerie Scutari Source:8832368 1913
1914
service British Army Lieutenant General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 6th May 1914 - 7th December 1914
1914
appointments ADC to GOC, Straits Settlements Source:8832368 1914
1914
service British Army Captain General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 7th December 1914
1914
service British Army Captain West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8832318 21st December 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4477227 17th March 1915
1915
appointments Staff Officer Third Grade Source:8832318 29th May 1915 - 26th August 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8832310 1st January 1916
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8832318 14th January 1916
1916
appointments Staff Officer Second Grade Source:8832318 26th August 1916 - 4th January 1919
1916
service British Army Temporary Major General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 26th August 1916 - 26th March 1918
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8832318 1st January 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8832310 4th January 1917
1917
awards Coix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award Source:8832318 2nd June 1917
1917
marriage Enid Milnes Source:8832368 1917 - 1950
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8832310 11th December 1917
1918
service British Army Brevet Major West Yorkshire Regiment General Staff Source:8832318 1st January 1918
1918
service British Army Captain General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 26th March 1918 - 15th August 1918
1918
service British Army Temporary Major General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 15th August 1918 - 3rd January 1919
1919
service British Army Captain General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 3rd January 1919 - 17th March 1919
1919
appointments Deputy Assistant Adjutant General Source:8832318 4th January 1919 - 17th March 1919
1919
appointments General Staff Officer, Grade Two Source:8832318 17th March 1919 - 15th February 1920
1919
service British Army Temporary Major General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 17th March 1919
1920
appointments General Staff Officer, Second Class (War Office) Source:8832318 15th February 1920 - 22nd January 1921
1921
appointments Staff College, Camberley Source:8832368 1921 - 1922
1923
service British Army Captain West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 22nd January 1923 - 25th September 1923
1923
service British Army Captain General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 25th September 1923 - 23rd February 1928
1923
appointments General Staff Officer, Third Class Source:8832318 25th September 1923 - 28th August 1924
1924
appointments Brigade Major, 2nd Rhine Brigade Source:8832318 28th August 1924 - 1st April 1925
1925
appointments Military Attache - Madrid and Lisbon Source:8832318 1st April 1925 - 3rd April 1928
1928
service British Army Major General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 23rd February 1928
1929
appointments General Staff Officer, Second Class (War Office) Source:8832318 7th March 1929 - 7th March 1933
1931
service British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel West Yorkshire Regiment General Staff Source:8832318 1st January 1931
1934
appointments Military Attache - Washington DC Source:8832318 22nd September 1934
1935
service British Army Colonel General Staff From West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8832318 1st January 1935 - 20th December 1938
1938
discharge Source:8832318 20th December 1938
1939
service British Army Colonel General Staff Source:8832318 1st July 1939
1939
appointments Military Attache - Spain Source:8832318 1st October 1939
1941
service British Army Brigadier General General Staff Source:8832318 11th June 1941
1942
awards Companion' Order of St Michael and St George CMG Other War Service Award Source:8832318 11th June 1942
1946
discharge Source:8832318 28th August 1946
1948
discharge Source:8832318 7th July 1948
education Royal Military College Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:8832318
location Brook House, Finchley, Surrety United Kingdom Source:4477227
education Harrow School United Kingdom Source:8832368
1963
death Source:8832368 30th October 1963

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Wyndham Torre
Initials WWT
Last Name Torr
Source 8832368
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Brook House, Finchley, Surrety United Kingdom
Curlett Park, Ferry Lance, Eastham, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Temporary Major
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Captain
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Temporary Major
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Captain
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Temporary Major
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment Captain
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Captain
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Major
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment General Staff Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
British Army General Staff From West Yorkshire Regiment Colonel
British Army General Staff Colonel
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Captain
British Army General Staff Brigadier General
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army General Staff Seconded from West Yorkshire Regiment Captain
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment General Staff Brevet Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Coix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award
Companion' Order of St Michael and St George CMG Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Reverend Canon William Edward Torr father
Julia E Torr mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude L Torr sister 1879
Sybil J Torr sister 1881
Dora R A Torr sister 1884
Gladys M Torr sister 1886
John Harold Torr brother 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Enid Milnes wife 1917

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Official Records

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Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
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1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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Quarterly Army List (1919) M2740
London Gazette M2740
Who's Who M2740

Multimedia

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Captain Wyndham Torr DSO MC M2740

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