We remember Herbert Henry Wigley

We remember Herbert Henry Wigley

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Timeline

Timeline

1867
sibling Helena Laura Died Twentyfirst October Wigley Source:7623832 24th August 1867
1869
sibling Jessie Laura Wigley Source:7623832 19th May 1869
1871
sibling Winifred Rose Died First September. Wigley Source:7623832 20th April 1871
1874
sibling Nellie Beatrice Wigley Source:7623832 12th April 1874
1880
birth WINSLOW, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE United Kingdom Source:6173385 18th March 1880
1881
location Cowleys Walk Winslow Buckinghamshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7623832 1881
1892
education Full Education as a Boarder Leys Public School - West House Cambridge United Kingdom Source:7623832 1892 - 1897
1898
employment Fellow of the Auctioneers & Surveyors Institute George Wigley and Sons Market Square Winslow WINSLOW Buckinghamshire United Kingdom Source:7623832 1898 - 1915
1911
location The Walk Winslow United Kingdom parents address Source:7623832 1911
1915
commission Regular Source:6173385 20th April 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 10th Battalion Source:6173385 20th April 1915
1915
enlistment Winslow United Kingdom Source:7623832 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6173385 1915 - 1917
1916
hospitalisation Wounded on the Somme in the advance of July 1919 Hospital/Institution Source:6173385 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 7th Battalion Source:6173385 4th May 1917
1917
service British Army LIEUTENANT Kings' Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 7th Battalion Source:7623824 31st July 1917
service British Army Source:7623824
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Lancaster Regiment 7th Battalion Source:6171047
1917
death Killed in Action CWGC Burial return identification later by "pips & buttons" Originally "Unknown British Soldier" but later new headstone of Jan 1999 " Believed to be HHW" Body found Ref. Map 28 / O 16 d 8.4 Oosttaverne Belgium Source:6171047 Source:6173385 31st July 1917
1917
dates Age 37 Source:6171047 31st July 1917
1917
dates Age 36 Source:6171047 31st July 1917
1917
location Winslow, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6171047 31st July 1917
burial Voormezeele Enclosure No.3 CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Ieper, West-Vlaanderen Concentration of Graves (Exhumation and Burials) Burial Return dated 21-10-1919 Map Reference where body found. Map 28 28/O 16 d 8.4 CWGC file document. Belgium Plot 16 Row H Grave No.6 Source:7623824
sibling Sidney Prudden Wigley Source:6171047
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Royal Lancaster Regiment Source:4740720
service British Army Private 1100 Middlesex Regiment Source:4740720
events Transcription Medal Index Card Archive Reference WO/372/21 uri=D5866160 Source:4740720
employment Auctioneer Source:6173385

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Herbert Henry
Initials HH
Last Name Wigley
Source 4740720
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Cowleys Walk Winslow Buckinghamshire United Kingdom parents address known 1881
The Walk Winslow United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Winslow, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st July 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1100 Middlesex Regiment Private
British Army Royal Lancaster Regiment Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Royal Lancaster Regiment 7th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 10th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 7th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army
British Army Kings' Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 7th Battalion LIEUTENANT
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Unknown First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Laura Wigley nee Prudden mother
George Davys Edward WIGLEY died before son HHW father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sidney Prudden Wigley brother
Jessie Laura WIGLEY sister 19th May 1869
Nellie Beatrice WIGLEY sister 12th April 1874
Winifred Rose Died First September. WIGLEY sister 20th April 1871
Helena Laura Died Twentyfirst October WIGLEY sister 24th August 1867
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915 6'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
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 Transcription Andrew48104
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Andrew48104
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew48104
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew48104

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Graham25842
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Graham25842
Family tree Andrew48104
Bucks Herald 22nd November 1913 Andrew48104
War Diary of the 7th. Battalion, Vol. 1 7th July 1915 - 31 May 1917 KORLR Andrew48104
KITCHENER'S MEN by JOHN HUTTON Andrew48104
Centenary of Herbert Henry Wigley 31st July 2017 Andrew48104
Details of his brother Sidney Prudden Wigley Andrew48104

Multimedia

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The new headstone for Herbert Henry WIGLEY Andrew48104
The headstone of HHW with his great great nephew Andrew48104
Herbert Henry's name on the Menin Gate Panel 12 T Andrew48104
The new gravestone of Herbert Henry WIGLEY Andrew48104
The grave of HHW with his great great nephew. Andrew48104
2nd. Lieutenant Herbert Henry Wigley Andrew48104
London gazette 21st MAY 1915 Andrew48104
Herbert Henry Wigley Stephen27718

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