We remember Arthur Whitman

We remember Arthur Whitman

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
sibling Frank Whitman - Died Aged Three - Source:9041173 8th March 1890
1895
birth Hudnall United Kingdom Source:9040166 13th June 1895
1898
sibling James Whitman Source:9261394 4th April 1898
1899
education From an Infant to Standard 5 in all age (to 14) school. Little Gaddesden School Little Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9351468 29th March 1899 - 16th June 1908
1900
sibling May Whitman Source:9040182 24th April 1900
1901
location No 13 Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address Source:9040114 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 5 Source:9040114 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 15 Source:9040119 2nd April 1911
1911
location 40 Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9040119 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Telegraph Messenger Post Office Little Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9040119 2nd April 1911
1912
service British Army Private 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9040220 2nd November 1912 - 24th July 1916
1912
dates Age 17 Source:9040220 2nd November 1912
1912
enlistment Hemel Hempstead United Kingdom Source:9040220 2nd November 1912
1912
employment Apprentice Carpenter Lord Brownlow Little Gaddesden United Kingdom Source:9040220 November 1912
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9040220 5th November 1914 - 25th January 1915
1915
hospitalisation Septic Toe Hospital/Institution Source:9040220 24th January 1915 - 29th January 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9040220 27th April 1915 - 31st July 1917
1916
appointments Appointed Bomber; granted proficiency pay Class 1 Source:9040220 1st March 1916
1916
hospitalisation Scabies Hospital/Institution Source:9040220 22nd June 1916 - 29th June 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal (Prov) 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Source:9040220 25th July 1916 - 7th October 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Source:9040220 8th October 1916 - 19th November 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Source:9040220 20th November 1916 - 3rd March 1917
1916
hospitalisation Scabies Hospital/Institution Source:9040220 21st December 1916 - 13th January 1917
1917
hospitalisation Myalgia Hospital/Institution Source:9040220 14th February 1917 - 19th February 1917
1917
service British Army Acting Lance Serjeant 265227 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Source:9040220 4th March 1917 - 23rd April 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Serjeant 265227 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Source:9040220 24th April 1917 - 31st July 1917
service British Army Private 265227 Bedfordshire Regiment Source:4735088
1917
death Killed in Action His army record records him as "Wounded" on 31.7.17 adding later "Regarded officially as having died on or since 31.7.17". St Julien, Ypres Belgium Source:7467211 Source:9379205 Source:9040220 31st July 1917
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Panel 54 & 56 Source:7467211

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur
Initials A
Last Name Whitman
Source 4735088
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
40 Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
No 13 Little Gaddesden United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 265227 Bedfordshire Regiment Private
British Army 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Lance Corporal (Prov)
British Army 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 1995 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Corporal
British Army 265227 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Acting Lance Serjeant
British Army 265227 Hertfordshire Regiment 1/1st Battalion Lance Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 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
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Susan Whitman mother
Joseph Whitman father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frank Whitman - died aged three - brother 8th March 1890
James Whitman brother 4th April 1898
May Whitman sister 24th April 1900
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1912-11-02 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1895-07-07 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Jane31029
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jane31029
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Jane31029
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Deborah102878
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Deborah102878
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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Family tree Caroline92252
Little Gaddesden Baptism Register Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Baptism Register Sister May Jane31029
British Army Service Record Arthur Whitman Jane31029
Medal Roll Index Card Image Jane31029
Herts Regiment 1917 War Diary Jane31029
Hertfordshire Monumental Inscriptions Little Gaddesden The Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Burial Register Brother Frank Jane31029
1891 Census for Hudnall in the parish of Little Gaddesden Jane31029
The London Gunners Come to Town Jane31029
They called it Passchendaele Jane31029
Little Gaddesden School Log Book 1906 – 1934 Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Baptism Register Brother James Jane31029
1871 Census return Father Joseph and Family Jane31029
Burial Register entry for Father Joseph Jane31029
Burial Register entry for Mother Susan Jane31029
1939 Register entry Brother James Jane31029
1920 Electoral Register Little Gaddesden Parents and Brother James Jane31029
Baptism of Niece Phyllis Jane31029
Baptism of Nephew Arthur Jane31029
Burial of Brother James Jane31029
National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) Brother James Jane31029
A Century Remembered Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Scout Diary 1912 – 1922 Jane31029
Little Gaddesden School Log Books 1887 – 1906 Jane31029
The Hertfordshire Regiment and St Julien Jane31029

Multimedia

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Arthur Whitman Caroline92252
Arthur Whitman Caroline92252
Cap Badges Caroline92252
Little Gaddesden War Memorial Jane31029
Little Gaddesden War Memorial – right hand panel Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Church War Memorial Jane31029
Little Gaddesden Church War Memorial - detail Jane31029
The Little Gaddesden Roll of Honour Jane31029
A letter from Arthur's mother, Sue Whitman Jane31029
Arthur Whitman Menin Gate Jane31029
Joseph Whitman in uniform Jane31029
Jim Whitman Jane31029
James Whitman's Grave Jane31029
Nos 5 to 13 Little Gaddesden Jane31029
1st Hertfordshire Regt Memorial at St Julien Jane31029
Memorial to 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment Jane31029
Little Gaddesden War Memorial Jane31029
Training at Bury St Edmunds Jane31029

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