We remember Wilfrith Elstob

We remember Wilfrith Elstob

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Noel Chamberlain Elstob Source:8544711 1885
1886
sibling Eric Bramley Elstob Source:8544711 1886
1888
birth Chichester, Sussex United Kingdom Source:5268066 Source:8544708 8th September 1888
1890
sibling Auberon Elstob Source:8544711 April 1890
1891
location 8 Fanshawe Lane, Siddington, near Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8544711 1891
1901
location Christ's Hospital School, Newgate Street, London United Kingdom school/college address Source:8544713 1901 - July 1906
1901
education Christ's Hospital Newgate Street, London United Kingdom Source:8544713 1901 - 1906
1906
education Awarded Bachelor of Arts diploma 1909 and a Teaching Diploma in 1910. Manchester University Manchester United Kingdom Source:8544713 1906 - 1910
1914
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8502993 September 1914
1914
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Source:8545229 3rd October 1914 - 3rd March 1915
1914
commission Temporary Source:8545229 3rd October 1914
1915
service British Army Temporary Captain Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Source:8545244 3rd March 1915 - 1st August 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8502993 8th November 1915 - 21st March 1918
1916
service British Army Temporary Major Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Source:8545249 1st August 1916 - 14th October 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Source:8545274 14th October 1916 - 21st March 1918
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8502993 21st December 1917
1918
missing Source:5268066 21st March 1918
1918
dates Age 29 Source:7530174 21st March 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7530174 21st March 1918
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Source:8545274
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5268066
1918
death Killed in Action Manchester Hill, near St Quentin The Somme France Source:7530174 Source:8544713 21st March 1918
burial Pozieres Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Panel 64 to 67. Source:7530174
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:5268066
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:5268066

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Wilfrith
Initials W
Last Name Elstob
Source 7530174
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
8 Fanshawe Lane, Siddington, near Macclesfield, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address 1891
Christ's Hospital School, Newgate Street, London United Kingdom school/college address 1901 - July 1906
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Temporary Major
British Army Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
VC DSO MC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frances Alice mother
Rev. Canon John George Elstob father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Noel Chamberlain Elstob brother 1885
Eric Bramley Elstob brother 1886
Auberon Elstob brother April 1890
Religion
DateReligionSource
Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Medal Index Cards Transcription Yvonne27542
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Mara60295
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Mara60295

External Evidence

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London Gazette - Commission Mara60295
London Gazette - Temp Captain Mara60295
London Gazette - Temp Major Mara60295
London Gazette - Temp Lt-Colonel Mara60295

Multimedia

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Macclesfield Mara60295
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Temp Capt Mara60295
Temp Major Mara60295
Temp Lt-Col Mara60295
Pozieres Memorial Mara60295
Lest we Forget. Desmond1478
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Desmond1478
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Desmond1478
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Desmond1478
Ypres Desmond1478
The Battle for Ypres Desmond1478
Sanctuary Wood Desmond1478
Manchester Hill Desmond1478
Pozieres Memorial Desmond1478
Pozieres Memorial Desmond1478
Pozieres Memorial Desmond1478
Pozieres Memorial Desmond1478
Pozieres Memorial Desmond1478
Victoria Cross Desmond1478
The Town of St.Quentin 1917. Desmond1478
St Quentin. Desmond1478
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478
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