We remember Richard William Leslie Wain

We remember Richard William Leslie Wain

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
sibling Elsie M Source:8558682 1896
1896
birth Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales United Kingdom Source:8540979 Source:8558677 5th December 1896
1901
location The Knoll, Sully, Glamorgan United Kingdom Source:8558682 1901
1911
location 7 The Green, Llandaff, Glamorgan United Kingdom parents address Source:8558684 1911
1914
service British Army Welsh Regiment 7th Battalion (Cyclists) Source:8558677 September 1914 - December 1914
1914
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Middlesex Regiment Source:8558677 December 1914
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8558677 March 1916
1917
location Woodside, The Avenue, Llandaff, Cardiff United Kingdom parents address Source:8558674 1917
1917
service British Army Captain Manchester Regiment 25th Battalion Source:8558680 November 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8558677 20th November 1917
education Llandaff Cathedral School Source:8558677
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Acting Captain Tank Corps Source:4571213
1917
death Killed in Action France Source:8540979 Source:8558680 Source:8558674 20th November 1917
burial Cambrai Memorial, Louveral CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nord France Panel 13 Source:8558674

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard William Leslie
Initials RWL
Last Name Wain
Source 8540977
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
7 The Green, Llandaff, Glamorgan United Kingdom parents address known 1911
The Knoll, Sully, Glamorgan United Kingdom known 1901
Woodside, The Avenue, Llandaff, Cardiff United Kingdom parents address known 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Tank Corps Temporary Lieutenant Acting Captain
British Army Welsh Regiment 7th Battalion (Cyclists)
British Army Middlesex Regiment 2nd Lieutenant
British Army Manchester Regiment 25th Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harris Wain father
Florence Emily Wain mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie M sister 1896

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Selena49658
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Selena49658
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Selena49658
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Trevor321
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321

Multimedia

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Richard William Leslie Wain VC. Trevor321
Memorial Plaque Selena49658
Captain Wain Elizabeth51612
Penarth Town Council Memorial Plaque Barbara27286

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