We remember William Robert Sargent Wilberforce

We remember William Robert Sargent Wilberforce

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Timeline

Timeline

1875
sibling Ethel Maud Wilberforce Source:4741545 October 1875
1876
sibling Katharine Sibyl Wilberforce Source:4741545 October 1876
1878
sibling Arthur Roland George Wilberforce Source:4741545 January 1878
1893
birth Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland United Kingdom Source:8610203 Source:4741545 12th June 1893
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant Kings Royal Rifle Corps 7th Battalion Source:9187035 5th September 1914
1914
commission Source:9186371 9th September 1914
1915
enlistment United Kingdom Source:4741545 March 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4741545 March 1915
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps attached Royal Flying Corps Source:9186377 29th May 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Kings Royal Rifle Corps attached Royal Flying Corps Source:9187040 1st February 1917
1917
service British Army Temporary Captain King's Royal Rifle Corps attached Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Source:9187047 1st March 1917
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9186365 16th August 1917
education Winchester College Source:9186360
1918
death Unknown Right hand planes and side of tail broke under strain after dive. United Kingdom Source:7091088 Source:9186358 2nd June 1918
burial Shedfield (st. John The Baptist) Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Hampshire United Kingdom Plot, Near the old Tower. Source:4741545

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Robert Sargent
Initials WRS
Last Name Wilberforce
Source 4741545
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Wilberforce
Source 4741545
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Kings Royal Rifle Corps 7th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps attached Royal Flying Corps Second Lieutenant
British Army Kings Royal Rifle Corps attached Royal Flying Corps Lieutenant
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps attached Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Temporary Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Henrietta Maud Connor mother
Rev Ernest Roland Wilberforce father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Maud Wilberforce sister 1875-10
Katharine Sibyl Wilberforce sister 1876-10
Arthur Roland George Wilberforce brother 1878-01

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Trevor65535

External Evidence

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RAF Story Vault Trevor65535
Military Cross Citation Trevor65535
London Gazette issue 28894 page 7098 Trevor65535
Seconded to RFC Trevor65535
7th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps Trevor65535
Lieutenant Trevor65535
Captain Trevor65535

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