We remember George Henry Prowse

We remember George Henry Prowse

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
location Gilfach Goch, Llantrisant, Glamorgan United Kingdom parents address Source:9008864 29th August 1886
1886
birth Gilfach Goch, Llantrisant United Kingdom Source:8558690 Source:9008864 29th August 1886
1896
sibling Dora Source:8558693 1896
1901
location Meadgate, Camerton, Somerset United Kingdom parents address Source:8558693 1901
1901
sibling Reuben Source:8558693 1901
1901
employment Coal Miner General Labourer Below Ground Source:8558693 1901
1913
children Gladys Prowse Source:8558698 1913
1913
marriage Sarah Lewis Source:8558696 1913
1915
employment Collier Source:8558705 1915
1915
location 65, Pentre, Treharne Road, Landore, Swansea United Kingdom their own address Source:8558705 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Royal Naval Divison Source:8558705 26th February 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Able Seaman Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Divison Source:8558705 5th May 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Petty Officer Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Royal Naval Divison Source:8558705 20th June 1915
1915
hospitalisation Jaundice Hospital/Institution Source:8558705 22nd October 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8558705 3rd December 1915
1916
hospitalisation GSW left thigh Hospital/Institution Source:8558705 13th November 1916
1917
hospitalisation GSW left shoulder Hospital/Institution Source:8558705 23rd April 1917
1918
service Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer WZ/424 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division Source:8558705 28th April 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8558688 August 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8558690 2nd September 1918
service Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Division Drake Battalion Source:8558699
1918
death Killed in Action France Source:8558688 Source:8558714 Source:8558690 27th September 1918
burial Vis-En-Artois Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panel 1 and 2 Source:8558690

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Henry
Initials GH
Last Name Prowse,
Source 8558714
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
65, Pentre, Treharne Road, Landore, Swansea United Kingdom their own address known 1915
Gilfach Goch, Llantrisant, Glamorgan United Kingdom parents address known 29th August 1886
Meadgate, Camerton, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Division Drake Battalion Chief Petty Officer
Royal Navy Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Royal Naval Divison Ordinary Seaman
Royal Navy Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Divison Able Seaman
Royal Navy Wales Z/424 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Royal Naval Divison Petty Officer
Royal Navy WZ/424 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division Chief Petty Officer
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
VC, DCM British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gladys Prowse daughter 1913
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Prowse father
Harriett Prowse nee Grantham mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Reuben brother 1901
Dora sister 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Lewis wife 1913
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1915 6'0"

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Official Records

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Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Selena49658
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
RNVR Other Ranks - Medal Rolls 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
Wales online Selena49658

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