We remember George Henry Saddington

We remember George Henry Saddington

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Canning Town, West Ham, London United Kingdom Source:9238916 26th August 1893
1896
sibling Winifred Saddington Source:9603791 1896
1899
sibling Frank Saddington Source:9603791 1899
1901
sibling Florence May Saddington Source:9603791 1901
1905
sibling John Philip Saddington Source:9603791 1905
1907
employment Tobacco Industry Silvertown, West Ham United Kingdom Source:9603791 1907 - September 1914
1912
marriage Mary Elizabeth Price Source:9603791 9th November 1912 - 12th October 1917
1913
children George William John Saddington Source:9603791 1st February 1913
1914
service British Army Sergeant GS/1435 Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9522051 September 1914 - 12th October 1917
1914
service British Army Sergeant GS/1435 Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9603791 September 1914 - October 1917
1914
enlistment Canning Town E., West Ham, London United Kingdom Source:9639103 5th September 1914
1915
events Divisional Training Training Codford, Wiltshire United Kingdom King George V inspects the Battalion Source:9639404 4th May 1915 - 12th May 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9522100 July 1915 - 12th October 1917
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9603791 July 1915 - 12th October 2017
1916
hospitalisation This photograph of George shows George standing at the rear of a ward in the Queen Mary Military Hospital. He has marked his position with a cross for the benefit of his wife Hospital/Institution Source:9525024 September 1916 - January 1917
1917
hospitalisation George convalesced at the Primrose Bank War Hospital. Burnley for a number of months and while there was a member of the Primrose Bank Concert Party Hospital/Institution Source:9525099 February 1917 - May 1917
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9542163 12th October 1917
1917
missing Source:9522100 12th October 1917 - 7th September 1918
1917
service British Army Sergeant GS/1435 Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9522100 12th October 1917
service British Army Serjeant 1435 Royal West Kent Regiment Source:5089640
1917
death Died of wounds George was killed in action leading his Company Section against an enemy strong-point on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele. George was awarded the Military Medal for his valour. Poelcapelle, Flanders Belgium Source:9238916 Source:9603791 12th October 1917
burial Tyne Cot Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Tyne Cot, Ypres Body never recovered. Belgium Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 1016 to 108 Source:9603791 Source:9238916

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Henry
Initials GH
Last Name Saddington
Source 9546533
First Names George Henry
Initials GH
Last Name Saddington
Source 9238916
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1435 Royal West Kent Regiment Serjeant
British Army GS/1435 Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Sergeant
British Army GS/1435 Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Sergeant
British Army GS/1435 Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment 7th Battalion Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George William John Saddington son 1st February 1913
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bessie Saddington mother
John George Saddington father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Winifred Saddington sister 1896
Frank Saddington brother 1899
Florence May Saddington sister 1901
John Philip Saddington brother 1905
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Elizabeth Price wife 9th November 1912
Religion
DateReligionSource
Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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War Diaries of 7th Battalion Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment George85704
Sergeant Saddington MM: Passchendaele Hero George85704
History of the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1914-1919 by C.T.Atkinson George85704
Donald Hodge audio recollections George85704

Multimedia

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Serjeant George Henry Saddington George85704
The Silvertown Boys: 7th Royal West Kent Regiment George85704
George (2nd Row from top, 4th from right) George85704
55 Brigade Barracks,Colchester George85704
7th Battalion RWK Regiment parade in Colchester George85704
No.2 Infantry Records Office letter 17.9.18 George85704
His Majesty's Hospital Ship Asturias George85704
Wounded at Queen Mary Military Hospital, Whalley George85704
A ward in the Queen Mary Military Hospital George85704
Primrose Bank War Hospital, Burnley George85704
Fund raising event at Primrose Bank George85704
The Primrose Bank Concert Party George85704
The Primrose Bank Concert Party George85704
George with the Primrose Bank Concert Party George85704
Royal Commemorative Scroll for Sergeant Saddington George85704
Commander 18th Division commends George's bravery George85704
Letter confirming the award of the Military Medal George85704
Letter to George's wife from a fellow Sergeant George85704
Memorial Plaque: The Dead Man's Penny George85704
Mary Elizabeth Saddington George85704
Private George Henry Saddington George85704
A fully suited young George George85704
George junior views his father's medal George85704
George Henry Saddington Birth Certificate George85704
Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1914-1919 George85704
Sergeant Saddington M.M.: Passchendaele Hero George85704
Sergeant Saddington biography: contents list George85704
British War and Victory Medals George85704
Poster featuring Sergeant Saddington George85704
Battalion audio memories Private Hodge - contents George85704
Royal West Kent Regiment Museum presentation George85704
Army Bell Tents George85704
Staff Outing George85704
Passchendaele Mud George85704

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