We remember George Cecil Dowell

We remember George Cecil Dowell

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Timeline

Timeline

1861
sibling Mary Constance Dowell Source:9197487 January 1861
1862
birth Southsea, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:8550267 28th July 1862
1864
sibling Clement Coltman Dowell Source:9197487 October 1864
1866
sibling Robert Arthur Dowell Source:9197487 28th January 1866
1868
sibling Clara Josephine Dowell Source:9197487 1868
1869
sibling Ernest Dowell Source:9197487 4th May 1869
1871
sibling Gertrude Annie Dowell Source:9197487 April 1871
1871
location Plymouth, Hampshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9197476 1871
1873
sibling James Alaric Dowell Source:9197487 July 1873
1876
sibling Lucy Violet Dowell Source:9197487 April 1876
1876
sibling Susan R Dowell Source:9197487 1876
1881
enlistment Source:5329489 1881
1881
education Royal Military Academy Woolwich United Kingdom Source:9197476 1881
1881
location Royal Military Academy, Woolwich United Kingdom military residence address Source:9197476 1881
1882
commission Regular Source:5329489 1882
1887
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Artillery No 3 Battery Source:9197436 1887
1890
service British Army Captain Royal Artillery Source:9197406 31st December 1890 - 11th December 1898
1891
appointments Adjutant to Commander of Artillery, Hazara Exp Source:9197436 1891
1892
appointments Adjutant to Commander of Artillery, Isazai Exped'n Source:9197436 1892
1895
appointments Adjutant to RA Div Troops, Relief of Chitral Source:9197436 1895
1898
appointments Staff Captain Source:9197406 12th December 1898
1898
service British Army Captain General Staff Seconded from Royal Artillery Source:9197406 12th December 1898
1900
appointments Brigade Major to Insp General of Artillery, India Source:9197406 3rd January 1900 - 6th May 1900
1900
service British Army Major Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9197406 7th May 1900
1904
service British Army Major Royal Garrison Artillery No 6 Mountain Battery Source:9197406 22nd June 1904
1905
service British Army Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Royal Garrison Artillery No 3 Mountain Brigade Source:9197436 19th January 1905 - June 1910
1905
appointments Officer Commanding - No 6 Mountain Battery, RGA Source:9197406 20th January 1905
1905
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9197406 20th January 1905
1910
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9197406 1st July 1910 - 1st October 1915
1911
location Gutogh India military residence address Source:8550267 1911
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5329489 10th December 1914
1915
service British Army Colonel Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9197406 2nd October 1915 - 2nd April 1919
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5329489 1st January 1916
1916
awards Companion' St Michael and St George - CMG Other War Service Award Source:9197406 3rd June 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5329489 15th June 1916
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5329489 4th January 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5329489 11th December 1917
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5329489 21st May 1918
1919
service British Army Colonel Royal Garrison Artillery Half Pay List Source:9197406 3rd April 1919 - 28th July 1919
1919
awards Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:9197406 21st July 1919
1919
discharge Source:9197406 28th July 1919
1933
marriage Katherine Ellen Persse Source:5329489 1933 - 1943
awards India General Service Medal 1854 Other War Service Award Source:9197436
awards Delhi Durbar 1911 Medal Other War Service Award Source:9197436
awards Delhi Durbar 1903 Medal Other War Service Award Source:9197436
awards India General Service Medal 1895 Other War Service Award Source:9197436
education Mannamead School Plymouth United Kingdom Source:5329489
appointments Adjutant to Commander of Artillery, Burmese Campn Source:9197436
hospitalisation Wounded during the Great War Hospital/Institution Source:5329489
1949
death Taunton, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9197394 4th January 1949

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Cecil
Initials GC
Last Name Dowell
Source 8550267
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Gutogh India military residence address known 1911
Plymouth, Hampshire United Kingdom parents address known 1871
Royal Military Academy, Woolwich United Kingdom military residence address known 1881
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Artillery Captain
British Army General Staff Seconded from Royal Artillery Captain
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Major
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery No 6 Mountain Battery Major
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Half Pay List Colonel
British Army Royal Artillery No 3 Battery Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery No 3 Mountain Brigade Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Companion' St Michael and St George - CMG Other War Service Award
Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
Delhi Durbar 1903 Medal Other War Service Award
Delhi Durbar 1911 Medal Other War Service Award
India General Service Medal 1854 Other War Service Award
India General Service Medal 1895 Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lieutenant Colonel George Dare Dowell VC father
Mary Mansel mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Susan R Dowell sister 1876
Mary Constance Dowell sister January 1861
Clement Coltman Dowell brother October 1864
Robert Arthur Dowell brother 28th January 1866
Clara Josephine Dowell sister 1868
Ernest Dowell brother 4th May 1869
Gertrude Annie Dowell sister April 1871
James Alaric Dowell brother July 1873
Lucy Violet Dowell sister April 1876
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Katherine Ellen Persse wife 1933

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Official Records

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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Paul101
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription History75926
Medal Index Cards Transcription History75926
British Army, Royal Artillery officer deaths 1850-2011 Transcription M2740
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1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette M2740
DNW - Auction of Medals and Decorations M2740
The VC and DSO Register M2740

Multimedia

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Colonel G C Dowell CMG M2740
Dowell's Medals and Decorations M2740

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