We remember Robert Vaughan Kestell-Cornish

We remember Robert Vaughan Kestell-Cornish

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Bisley, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:7933400 14th July 1895
1903
sibling Geoffrey Kestell-Cornish Source:7933464 19th April 1903
1905
sibling Cuthbert George Kestell-Cornish Source:7933464 2nd April 1905
1908
education Sherborne School Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom Source:7933414 1908 - July 1914
1908
location School House, Sherborne School, Dorset United Kingdom school/college address Source:7933413 1908 - 1914
1909
sibling Arthur Keble Kestell-Cornish Source:7933464 21st February 1909
1910
sibling Cecilia Mary Kestell-Cornish Source:7933464 28th November 1910
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7933414 1914 - 8th March 1918
1914
commission Temporary Source:7933414 15th August 1914
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:7933414 15th August 1914 - February 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7933414 February 1915 - 10th June 1915
1915
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8802121 1st May 1915
1915
hospitalisation Aftereffects of Poisonous Gas Inhalation Hospital/Institution Source:7933445 3rd May 1915 - 10th May 1915
1915
service British Army 2nd Lieut/Temporary Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7933622 10th June 1915 - 20th December 1915
1915
service British Army 2nd Lieut/Temporary Captain Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7933622 20th December 1915 - 2nd July 1916
1916
hospitalisation Shot through the left shoulder Hospital/Institution Source:7933414 1st July 1916
1916
service British Army 2nd Lieut/Acting Captain Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7933622 20th October 1916 - 22nd November 1916
1916
appointments Adjutant for 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment Source:7933552 November 1916 - 10th August 1917
1916
awards Bar to the Military Cross Other War Service Award Source:7933400 November 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7933552 22nd November 1916 - 10th August 1917
1917
appointments General Staff Officer (3rd Grade) Source:7933552 10th August 1917
1917
service British Army Lieutenant/Temporary Captain General List Source:7933622 10th August 1917 - 18th March 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7933464 7th April 1918
education Was enrolled but had not matriculated - would have begun studying in October 1914 Keble College Oxford United Kingdom Source:7933414
1918
death Died of wounds Died in hospital of wounds on 17 June 1918, three months after being wounded at Houlthulst Forest in March 1918. Wimereux France Source:7152316 Source:7933400 17th June 1918
burial Boulogne Eastern Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7152316

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Vaughan
Initials RV
Last Name Kestell-Cornish,
Source 8802119
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
School House, Sherborne School, Dorset United Kingdom school/college address 1908 - 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Dorsetshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion 2nd Lieut/Temporary Captain
British Army Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion 2nd Lieut/Acting Captain
British Army Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion 2nd Lieut/Temporary Lieutenant
British Army General List Lieutenant/Temporary Captain
British Army Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Bar to the Military Cross Other War Service Award
MC and Bar British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lucy Caroline Keble mother
Vaughan Kestell-Cornish father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Geoffrey Kestell-Cornish brother 19th April 1903
Cuthbert George Kestell-Cornish brother 2nd April 1905
Arthur Keble Kestell-Cornish brother 21st February 1909
Cecilia Mary Kestell-Cornish sister 28th November 1910

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Communities

Communities

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 Mara60295
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
Medal Index Cards Transcription Mara60295
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Guy74824
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Guy74824
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824

External Evidence

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Keble College Honour Roll Mara60295
Sherborne School Honour Roll Mara60295
Fairford War Memorial Mara60295
Salient Points Three: Ypres & Picardy 1914-18 Mara60295
Rootsweb Page of Vaughan Kestell Cornish Mara60295
London Gazette, 21 August 1914 Mara60295
London Gazette, 1 October 1915 Mara60295
London Gazette, 24 February 1916 Mara60295
London Gazette, 5 December 1916 Mara60295
London Gazette, 29 June 1915 Mara60295
London Gazette, 29 March 1917 Mara60295
London Gazette, 24 September 1917 Mara60295
London Gazette, 7 August 1916 Mara60295
London Gazette, 4 June 1917 Mara60295
Sherborne School Register Mara60295

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Commission Mara60295
Temp Lieutenant Mara60295
Temp Captain Mara60295
Acting Captain Mara60295
GSO & temp Captain Mara60295
Sherborne School Mara60295
Adjutant & Lieutenant Mara60295
Fairford War Memorial Mara60295

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