We remember George Reading

We remember George Reading

Timeline

Timeline

1866
sibling Henry Reading Source:8729681 1866
1876
sibling William Reading Source:8729681 1876
1877
birth United Kingdom Source:7215803 1877
1884
sibling Elizabeth Beanbrook Reading, Source:8729681 1884
1900
marriage Phyllis Jane Prentice Source:8729681 5th August 1900 - 21st October 1917
1907
children Alice Reading Source:8729681 24th February 1907
1909
children Edward Reading Source:8729681 7th July 1909
1914
children Nellie Reading Source:8729681 25th April 1914
1915
service British Army Sapper 96350 Royal Engineers Source:8729681 6th May 1915
1915
location 3 Back of Sherborne Street, Ladywood, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address Source:8729681 6th May 1915
1915
enlistment Birmingham New Zealand Source:8729681 6th May 1915
1915
employment Line Telegraphist United Kingdom Source:8729681 May 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8725297 27th August 1915
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8725303 14th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded - Gunshot Wound, left arm Hospital/Institution Source:8729681 3rd October 1916
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8725304 16th August 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8725300 19th November 1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 96350 Royal Engineers attached Head Quarters Infantry Brigade Source:4992080
service British Army Lance Corporal 96350 Royal Engineers 23rd Divisional Signal Company Source:8729681
service British Army Lance Corporal 96350 Royal Engineers Source:7215803
location Stratford-Upon-Avon Warwickshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7215803
1917
death Killed in Action Belgium Source:7215803 Source:8729681 Source:8725301 21st October 1917
burial Bedford House Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Enclosure No. 4 Xl. AA. 33 Source:8725301

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Reading,
Source 8725303
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
3 Back of Sherborne Street, Ladywood, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address known 6th May 1915
Stratford-Upon-Avon Warwickshire United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 96350 Royal Engineers attached Head Quarters Infantry Brigade Lance Corporal
British Army 96350 Royal Engineers Lance Corporal
British Army 96350 Royal Engineers Sapper
British Army 96350 Royal Engineers 23rd Divisional Signal Company Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
DCM, MM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Reading daughter 24th February 1907
Edward Reading son 7th July 1909
Nellie Reading daughter 25th April 1914
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Reading mother
Edward Reading father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Reading brother 1866
William Reading brother 1876
Elizabeth Beanbrook, nee Reading, sister 1884
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phyllis Jane Prentice wife 5th August 1900
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-05-06 5'4"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Fife3190
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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Medal Index Card - Image (war service medals) R58235
London Gazette 19 November 1917 - Distinguished Conduct Medal R58235
London Gazette 6 February 1918 - DCM citation R58235
Commonwealth War Graves Commission R58235
London Gazette 14 September 1916 - Military Medal R58235
London Gazette 16 August 1917 - Bar to M.M. R58235

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