We remember Robert Whiting

We remember Robert Whiting

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1883
birth Canning Town, West Ham, London United Kingdom Source:7647818 Source:8621210 6th January 1883
1883
location 1 Church Street, Plaistow, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8624057 6th January 1883
1884
sibling Edward Greenhalf Source:7647818 1884
1886
sibling Ellen Greenhalf Source:7647818 1886
1887
sibling Martha Greenhalf Source:7647818 1887
1889
sibling Mary Ann Aka Polly Greenhalf Source:7647818 1889
1891
location Beaconsfield Road, West Ham United Kingdom parents address Source:8621210 1891
1891
sibling Frederick Greenhalf Source:7647818 1891
1891
dates Age 8 Source:7647818 April 1891
1894
sibling James Greenhalf Source:7647818 1894
1897
sibling Joseph Greenhalf Source:7647818 1897
1901
location Tucker Street, West Ham United Kingdom parents address Source:5489595 1901
1901
employment Dock labourer United Kingdom Source:7647818 April 1901
1901
dates Age 18 Source:7647818 April 1901
1902
employment Labourer Thames Iron Works and Ship Building Co Canning Town United Kingdom Source:7647818 1902
1906
employment Professional Footballer Chelsea Football Club United Kingdom Source:7647818 April 1906 - 1908
1907
marriage Sarah Nellie Quinell Source:8621519 12th August 1907 - 28th April 1917
1907
location 89 St Johns Road, Tonbridge, Kent United Kingdom their own address Source:7647818 12th August 1907
1908
location 138 Westbourne Street, Hove, Sussex United Kingdom their own address Source:5489596 1908
1908
children Robert Leonard Whiting Source:7647818 1908
1908
employment Professional Footballer Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club Brighton, Sussex United Kingdom Source:5489596 1908 - December 1914
1909
children William James Whiting Source:7647818 1909
1911
dates Age 27 Source:5489596 1911
1915
events Training Training White City, London United Kingdom Source:8624057 12th January 1915 - 24th April 1915
1915
location 9 Coleridge Street, Hove, Sussex United Kingdom their own address Source:7647818 31st January 1915
1915
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:7647818 31st January 1915
1915
service British Army Private F/74 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Source:7647818 31st January 1915 - June 1915
1915
events Training Training Holmbury Park, Surrey United Kingdom Source:8624057 24th April 1915 - 5th July 1915
1915
service British Army Lance Sergeant F/74 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Source:7647818 June 1915 - December 1916
1915
events Training Training Clipstone Camp, Mansfield United Kingdom Source:8624057 5th July 1915 - 9th August 1915
1915
events Training Training Salisbury Plain United Kingdom Source:8624057 9th August 1915 - November 1915
1916
hospitalisation Scabies Hospital/Institution Source:7647818 May 1916
1916
events Charged with Desertion Military Discipline United Kingdom His prison sentence was suspended in March 1917 and he was sent back to his battalion, near Arras, France. Source:8624057 October 1916 - March 1917
1917
children Joseph Frederick Whiting Source:7647818 26th February 1917
1917
service British Army Private F/74 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Source:7647818 March 1917 - 28th April 1917
2012
events Commemoration on War Memorial Commemoration on War Memorial Falmer,Brighton,Sussex United Kingdom Source:7647818 2012
1917
death Killed in Action Killed by German shell as he tended wounded colleagues. Oppy Wood, Arras France Source:7402221 Source:5489601 28th April 1917
burial Arras Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Bay 7 Source:7402221

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert
Initials R
Last Name Whiting
Source 4734004
Last Name Greenhough And Greenhalf
Source 7647818
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1 Church Street, Plaistow, London United Kingdom parents address 6th January 1883
138 Westbourne Street, Hove, Sussex United Kingdom their own address 1908
89 St Johns Road, Tonbridge, Kent United Kingdom their own address known 12th August 1907
9 Coleridge Street, Hove, Sussex United Kingdom their own address known 31st January 1915
Beaconsfield Road, West Ham United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Tucker Street, West Ham United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army F/74 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Private
British Army F/74 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army F/74 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Leonard Whiting son 1908
William James Whiting son 1909
Joseph Frederick Whiting son 26th February 1917
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Gorman mother
Robert Greenhalf father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Greenhalf brother 1884
Ellen Greenhalf sister 1886
Martha Greenhalf sister 1887
Mary Ann Aka Polly Greenhalf sister 1889
Frederick Greenhalf brother 1891
James Greenhalf brother 1894
Joseph Greenhalf brother 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Nellie Quinell wife 12th August 1907
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark
DateHeightSource

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Nicola2313
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Nicola2313
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Nicola2313
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Will72649
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Wayne51525

External Evidence

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Bob Whiting of Brighton and Hove Albion FC Jean45090
Tunbridge Wells, Kent Roll of Honour Jean45090
CWGC Will72649
Ancestry.co.uk Will72649
Robert (Bob) 'Pom Pom' Whiting Will72649

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