We remember Edward Harold Brittain

We remember Edward Harold Brittain

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
sibling Vera Mary Brittain Source:9246853 29th December 1893
1895
birth Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8780181 Source:7648997 30th November 1895
1914
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:7657025 19th November 1914
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7656644 February 1916
1916
hospitalisation Shot in arm & thigh Hospital/Institution Source:7649018 1st July 1916
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7657025 20th October 1916
1917
theatres Italy :1b Source:7649018 November 1917 - June 1918
1918
service British Army Captain Sherwood Foresters Notts and Derby Regiment Source:6652469 June 1918
1918
dates Age 22 Source:7656644 15th June 1918
education New College, Oxford Source:7649018
service British Army Lieutenant and Captain Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:505794
service British Army Captain Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 11 Battalion, Sherwood Foresters Source:7656644
1918
death Killed in Action Edward Brittain was killed in action, aged 22, on 15 June 1918 whilst commanding A Company of 11th Sherwood Foresters at Asiago Plateau during the Battle of the Piave in Italy. Asiago Plateau Italy Source:7373782 Source:7656644 15th June 1918
burial Granezza British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Friuli-Venezia, Guilia Granezza British Cemetery, Plot 1 Row B Grave 1 Italy Plot 1. Row B. Grave 1 Source:7656644 Source:6652469

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward Harold
Initials EH
Last Name Brittain
Source 505794
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
"Glen Bank", Chester Road, Macclesfield United Kingdom known 1901
10, Oakwood Court, Kensington, London United Kingdom parents address known 1918
The Lodge, Uppingham, Rutland United Kingdom school/college address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Lieutenant and Captain
British Army Sherwood Foresters Notts and Derby Regiment Captain
British Army Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 11 Battalion, Sherwood Foresters Captain
British Army Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Temporary Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Arthur Brittain father
Edith Mary nee Bervon mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Vera Mary Brittain sister 1893-12-29

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ceri35506
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ceri35506
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Ceri35506
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ceri35506

External Evidence

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CWGC record for Captain Edward Harold Brittain M C Denise2056
War graves photographic project website Selena49658
Daily mail artice on Edward Selena49658
Spartacus educational website Selena49658
Imperial War Museum website Selena49658
Appointment as Temporary 2nd Lieutenant, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Military Cross citation in the London Gazette Charlotte33
Wikipedia entry for Vera Brittain Rosie34810

Multimedia

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Edward's Grave Selena49658
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Vera Selena49658
Edward & Edith (Mother) Selena49658
Edward Selena49658
Vera & Edward Selena49658
Edward & pals Selena49658
Edward Selena49658
Portrait photograph of Captain Edward Brittain Charlotte33
N.A. 76/419 john14663
N.A. 76/419 john14663

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