We remember John Osborn Walford

We remember John Osborn Walford

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Timeline

1869
birth Kings Norton, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8656696 1869
1871
sibling Thomas H. Walford Source:8656715 1871
1872
sibling Charles Walford Source:8656726 1872
1874
sibling Harold Walford Source:8656726 1874
1877
sibling Mabel Walford Source:8656715 1877
1878
sibling Ellen M. Walford Source:8656715 1878
1879
education King Edwards High School, New Street Edgbaston, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8749182 1879 - 1887
1881
dates Age 11 Source:8656715 1881
1881
location 29 Elvetham Road, Edgbaston, Worcestershire United Kingdom parents address Source:8656726 1881 - 1891
1881
sibling Robert Walford Source:8656715 1881
1891
dates Age 21 Source:8656726 1891
1891
employment Articled clerk to an accountant. United Kingdom Source:8656726 1891
1895
marriage Margaret Walford Source:8656703 1895
1895
marriage Margaret Walford nee Scott Source:8656742 1895
1900
children John Scott Erskine Walford Source:8656703 1900
1901
dates Age 31 Source:8656734 1901
1901
location Middleton Cottage, Copcut Lane, Droitwich, Worcestershire United Kingdom their own address Source:8656734 1901 - 1911
1911
employment Poultry farmer Droitwich, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8656703 1911
1911
dates Age 41 Source:8656703 1911
1914
dates Age 45 Source:8656674 1914
1914
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8656674 1914
1914
service British Army Captain Worcestershire Regiment 2nd/8th Battalion Source:8656674 1914 - 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8656674 May 1916 - 1917
1917
hospitalisation Trench foot Hospital/Institution Source:8656674 1917
1917
service British Army Major Worcestershire Regiment 1st/8th Battalion Source:8656674 1917 - 1919
1917
theatres Italy :1b Source:8656674 1917 - 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8749185 18th October 1918
1919
hospitalisation Shell shock Hospital/Institution Source:8656674 1919
1922
dates Age 52 Source:8656740 1922
1922
location Dunstall Court, Feckenham, Worcestershire United Kingdom their own address Source:8753482 1922
hospitalisation Gunshot wound Hospital/Institution Source:8656674
1922
death War Related Sickness Committed suicide while suffering from shell shock. Alcester, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8656674 Source:8656740 21st February 1922
burial St Mary The Virgin Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Hanbury, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8656674

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Osborn
Initials JO
Last Name Walford,
Source 8749189
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
29 Elvetham Road, Edgbaston, Worcestershire United Kingdom parents address 1881 - 1891
Dunstall Court, Feckenham, Worcestershire United Kingdom their own address known 1922
Middleton Cottage, Copcut Lane, Droitwich, Worcestershire United Kingdom their own address 1901 - 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Worcestershire Regiment 2nd/8th Battalion Captain
British Army Worcestershire Regiment 1st/8th Battalion 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
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Scott Erskine Walford son 1900
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Walford mother
John Walford father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas H. Walford brother 1871
Mabel Walford sister 1877
Ellen M. Walford sister 1878
Robert Walford brother 1881
Charles Walford brother 1872
Harold Walford brother 1874
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Walford wife 1895
Margaret Walford nee Scott wife 1895

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Andrew43023
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Andrew43023
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Andrew43023

External Evidence

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Forgotten bravery of tragic hero who took his own life Andrew43023
Minimum Monument - Reimagining the Memorial Andrew43023
5000 ice sculptures placed on city steps in moving World War 1 commemoration. Andrew43023
Probate Andrew10867
London Gazette 9 December 1919 Supplement: 31680 Page: 15308 DR117137

Multimedia

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John Osborn Walford's headstone. Andrew43023
John Osborn Walford. Andrew43023
Old Edwardians Roll of Service Andrew10867
Military Cross Andrew10867
Bar to Military Cross Andrew10867
Captain Walford's medals Nicholas127439
Captain Walford with 2Lt NVH Symonds MC Nicholas127439
Captain JO Walford MC & Bar Nicholas127439
Captain JO Walford mounted Nicholas127439
Captain JO Walford's gravestone at Hanbury Church Nicholas127439

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