We remember Henry Colin Mansel Porter

We remember Henry Colin Mansel Porter

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth London United Kingdom Source:7738298 Source:7738111 27th October 1882
1882
sibling Etta Porter Source:7738113 1882
1887
sibling Phoebe Porter Source:7738113 1887
1889
sibling John Porter Source:7738113 1889
1891
dates Age 8 Source:7738113 1891
1901
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:9511162 8th May 1901 - 9th October 1902
1901
dates Age 18 Source:7738114 1901
1901
education Cadet Sandhurst Academy Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:7738114 1901
1901
enlistment Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:7738114 1901
1905
service British Army Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Source:9511162 16th May 1905
1911
dates Age 28 Source:7738115 1911
1916
service British Army Major King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:7738107 8th May 1916 - 21st August 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7739074 22nd June 1916 - 2nd January 1918
1916
service British Army Major / Temporary Lieutenant Colonel King's Royal Rifle Corps 9th Battalion Source:7738221 21st August 1916
1916
appointments Commanding officer of 9th Battn K.R.R.C. Source:7738221 21st August 1916 - 7th September 1916
1916
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7738252 15th September 1916
1916
appointments Commanding officer of 9th Battn K.R.R.C. Source:7739074 16th September 1916 - 25th May 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7738119 4th January 1917
1917
hospitalisation While going up to the front trenches on the 25 May 1917 HCM Porter was wounded by shell fire, the right arm being badly shattered. Hospital/Institution Source:7738309 25th May 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7738119 21st December 1917
1918
service British Army Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:7738232 2nd January 1918
1919
service British Army Lieutenant-Colonel Reserve of Officers Source:7738309 12th December 1919 - 27th October 1937
1925
children Henry Robert Mansel Porter Source:7738298 11th August 1925
1925
marriage Edith Cheston Source:7738117 1925
1937
discharge Source:7738217 27th October 1937
1955
death Unknown Birlingham United Kingdom Source:7739072 1955

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names H C M
Initials HCM
Source 7738111
First Names Henry Colin Mansel
Initials HCM
Last Name Porter
Source 7738252
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Pershore Road, Birlingham United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom school/college address known 1901
Winchester, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps Major
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps 9th Battalion Major / Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Reserve of Officers Lieutenant-Colonel
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps Second Lieutenant
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Robert Mansel Porter son 11th August 1925
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henrietta Porter mother
Henry R. M. Porter father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Etta Porter sister 1882
Phoebe Porter sister 1887
John Porter brother 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Cheston wife 1925

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Evidence

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Official Records

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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Mara60295
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
Medal Index Cards Transcription Mara60295
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Mara60295
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External Evidence

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London Gazette, 24 May, 1916 Mara60295
London Gazette, 10 April, 1915 Mara60295
London Gazette, 26 September, 1905 Mara60295
London Gazette, 26 October 1937 Mara60295
London Gazette, 20 October, 1916 Mara60295
London Gazette, 18 January 1918 Mara60295
Edinburgh Gazette, 2 January 1918 Mara60295
London Gazette, 14 November 1922 Mara60295
Edinburgh Gazette, 16 November 1916 Mara60295
The Peerage Mara60295
London Times, 15 October 1902 Mara60295
Obituary of Major Robert Henry Mansel Porter Mara60295
Battalion Diary of 9th King's Royal Rifle Corps Mara60295
Hart's Annual Army List 1911 Keith133517

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