We remember John William Wollaston

We remember John William Wollaston

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Frederick Hargreaves Arbuthnott Wollaston Source:8944507 7th May 1879
1895
location Shenton Hall, Nuneaton United Kingdom parents address Source:8928773 23rd February 1895 - January 1909
1895
birth Source:8624856 23rd February 1895
1909
location Repton United Kingdom school/college address Source:8928773 January 1909 - December 1912
1909
education Repton Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:8928773 January 1909 - December 1912
1914
service British Army 2Lt (on probation) and 2Lt (23 Feb 15) South Staffordshire Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8912766 17th June 1914 - 16th February 1915
1915
education Commissioning Course RMA Sandhurst Camberley United Kingdom Source:8910320 February 1915 - July 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) 1st Battalion Source:4843311 4th May 1915 - 23rd April 1916
1915
commission Unknown Source:8910320 July 1915
1916
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:8910199 15th February 1916 - 25th July 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) 1st Battalion Source:4843311 23rd April 1916 - 11th April 1921
1916
hospitalisation Sickness Hospital/Institution Source:8910320 September 1916
1916
appointments Instructor, Central Bombing School, Lahore Source:8910320 September 1916
1917
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:8910199 1st October 1917 - 30th November 1917
1917
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8910199 1st December 1917 - 20th September 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8910320 20th September 1918
1918
hospitalisation Wounded at Beit Lidd, Palestine Hospital/Institution Source:8910320 20th September 1918
1919
appointments Officer Commanding Recruit Company Source:8910320 1919
1921
service British Army Captain 10282 The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) 2nd Battalion Source:4843311 11th April 1921 - April 1937
1925
marriage Sheila G M Roderick Source:8915098 15th September 1925
1925
appointments Adjutant, Nagpur Rifles Source:8910320 1925
1926
appointments Adjutant Aux Forces India Source:8910199 1st April 1926 - 7th February 1928
1939
location Little Waters End, Dover United Kingdom their own address Source:8910320 March 1939
1949
service British Army Brevet Major 10282 Source:8912762 25th March 1949
1949
awards King Haakon VII Liberty Medal Other War Service Award Source:8912756 25th March 1949
1957
location 72 Queen's Gate, London SW7 United Kingdom their own address Source:8928773 1957
employment Stockbroker United Kingdom Source:8910320
appointments Brigade Bombing Officer, Bangalore Source:8910320
1975
death Not War Related Brighton, East Sussex United Kingdom Source:8915065 1975

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John William
Initials JW
Last Name Wollaston
Source 4843311
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
72 Queen's Gate, London SW7 United Kingdom their own address known 1957
Little Waters End, Dover United Kingdom their own address known March 1939
Repton United Kingdom school/college address January 1909 - December 1912
Shenton Hall, Nuneaton United Kingdom parents address 23rd February 1895 - January 1909
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment 4th Battalion 2Lt (on probation) and 2Lt (23 Feb 15)
British Army 10282 Brevet Major
British Army The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) 1st Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army 10282 The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) 2nd Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
King Haakon VII Liberty Medal Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Hargreaves mother
Frederick Eustace Arbuthnott Wollaston father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick Hargreaves Arbuthnott Wollaston brother 7th May 1879
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sheila G M Roderick wife 15th September 1925

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Burke's Landed Gentry of Great Britain Beverly42842
London Gazette 25 March 1949 Ian105013
London Gazette 16 June 1914 Ian105013
London Gazette 23 February 1915 Ian105013
England and Wales Civil Registration Death Index 1916-2007 Ian105013
England and Wales Civil Registration Marriage Index 1916-2005 Ian105013

Multimedia

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Captain John William Woolaston Ian105013
Extract - Officers Gradation List - JWW Ian105013
Record of Service - "Cabar Feidh"Vol IX No 68 Page Ian105013
Seaforth Highlanders Officers' cap badge. Ian105013
Officers of 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders Ian105013
John William Woolaston's Highland Broadsword. Ian105013
Detail on sword blade Ian105013
Detail on sword blade Ian105013
Detail on sword blade Ian105013
Saint Andrew's Scottish Church, Jerusalem Ian105013
JWW _ Medal Index Card Ian105013
King Haakon VII Liberty Medal Ian105013
South Staffordshire Regiment cap badge Ian105013
Mention in Despatches Ian105013
Repton School Register (1957 Edition) Ian105013
"The Reptonian" School Register Ian105013
Shenton Hall, Nuneaton Ian105013
FHA Wollaston - JWW's elder brother Ian105013
HMHS Varela Ian105013

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