We remember George Stephen Brunskill

We remember George Stephen Brunskill

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
sibling Bertie A S Brunskill Source:9190297 1891
1892
birth Kingsbridge, Devon United Kingdom Source:9190298 1892
1893
sibling May M Brunskill Source:9190297 1893
1901
location 81 St Ronans Road, Portsmouth United Kingdom parents address Source:9190297 1901
1910
education Trained as King's Indian Cadet Royal Military College Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:9190140 1910 - 17th January 1911
1910
enlistment United Kingdom Source:9190140 1910
1911
service Indian Army Second Lieutenant Unattached List Source:9190087 18th January 1911 - 5th March 1912
1911
commission Regular Source:9190087 18th January 1911
1911
location Chakrata, United Provinces India India military residence address Source:9190298 1911
1911
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9190140 February 1911
1912
theatres Indian Frontier :6g Source:9190140 1912 - August 1914
1912
service Indian Army Second Lieutenant 47th Sikhs Source:9190087 1912 - 1913
1913
service Indian Army Lieutenant 47th Sikhs Source:9190087 18th April 1913 - 3rd July 1916
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5458172 29th September 1914
1914
hospitalisation Lost an eye while leading a night patrol on 5th November 1914 with 47th Sikhs in France. Hospital/Institution Source:9190214 5th November 1914 - April 1915
1915
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9190214 18th February 1915
1915
hospitalisation Left leg broken during the Second Battle of Ypres Hospital/Institution Source:9190140 April 1915 - May 1915
1916
service Indian Army Lieutenant 47th Sikhs Attached to War Office Source:9190140 4th July 1916 - 31st August 1916
1916
appointments Staff Captain Source:9190087 4th July 1916 - 25th November 1917
1916
service Indian Army Captain 47th Sikhs Attached to War Office Source:9190140 1st September 1916 - 25th November 1917
1917
service Indian Army Captain 47th Sikhs Attached to XIV Corps Source:9190140 26th November 1917 - 24th February 1918
1917
appointments Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, XIV Corps Source:9190140 26th November 1917
1918
theatres Italy :1b Source:5458172 1918
1918
service Indian Army Temporary Major 47th Sikhs Attached to General Staff Source:9190087 25th February 1918 - 31st December 1919
1919
service Indian Army Brevet Major 47th Sikhs Attached to General Staff Source:9190087 1st January 1919 - 8th March 1919
1919
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5458172 6th January 1919
1919
service British Army Captain and Brevet Major King's Shropshire Light Infantry Source:9190087 9th March 1919 - 1st August 1923
1920
awards Officer - Order of the Crown - Italy Other War Service Award Source:9190087 18th August 1920
1923
awards Cavalier - Order St Maurice and St Lazarus - Italy Other War Service Award Source:9190087 2nd March 1923
1923
service British Army Captain and Brevet Major General Staff Seconded from King's Shropshire Light Infantry Source:9190087 2nd August 1923 - 10th February 1926
1924
appointments Company Commander, Staff College Camberley Source:9190140 1924 - 1926
1924
education Staff College Camberley United Kingdom Source:9190140 1924 - 1926
1924
appointments Staff Captain Source:9190087 21st January 1924
1926
appointments Company Commander, 1st Kings' Shropshire Light Inf Source:9190214 1926 - 1927
1926
service British Army Major General Staff Seconded from King's Shropshire Light Infantry Source:9190087 11th February 1926 - 10th February 1934
1927
appointments General Staff Officer - 2nd Grade (Aden) Source:9190087 9th December 1927 - 6th May 1928
1928
appointments General Staff Officer - 2nd Grade (Army HQ India) Source:9190140 1928 - 13th November 1931
1928
appointments Assistant Quartermaster General - GS Branch, AHQ Source:9190087 1st June 1928
1931
appointments Second in Comnd 1st Bn King's Shropshire Light Inf Source:9190140 1931
1934
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel General Staff Seconded from King's Shropshire Light Infantry Source:9190087 11th February 1934 - 10th February 1938
1937
appointments Colonel I/C Administration, Palestine Source:9190140 1937 - 1941
1937
appointments Astnt Adjutant & Quartermaster General, Palestine Source:9190087 23rd September 1937
1938
service British Army Colonel General Staff Source:9190087 11th February 1938
1941
appointments Brigadier I/C Administration, Palestine Source:9190140 1941 - 1941
1941
awards Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration Source:9190087 1st April 1941
1941
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General Staff Source:9190087 30th December 1941
1941
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9190087 30th December 1941
1942
awards Military Cross 1st Class - Greece Other War Service Award Source:9190087 10th April 1942
1943
appointments Brigadier I/C Administration, Northern Ireland Source:9190140 May 1943 - 1945
1944
service British Army Colonel General Staff Source:9190087 31st December 1944 - 18th June 1945
1945
service British Army Honorary Brigadier General Staff Reserve of Officers Source:9190087 19th June 1945 - 26th August 1949
1945
discharge Source:9190087 19th June 1945
appointments Officer I/C establishing Congo-Cairo supply route Source:9190140
appointments Officer Commndg 1st Bn King's Shropshire Light Inf Source:9190140
appointments Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Italy Source:5458172

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Stephen
Initials GS
Last Name Brunskill
Source 6165335
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
81 St Ronans Road, Portsmouth United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Chakrata, United Provinces India India military residence address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Indian Army 47th Sikhs Lieutenant
Indian Army 47th Sikhs Attached to General Staff Temporary Major
Indian Army 47th Sikhs Attached to General Staff Brevet Major
British Army King's Shropshire Light Infantry Captain and Brevet Major
British Army General Staff Seconded from King's Shropshire Light Infantry Captain and Brevet Major
British Army General Staff Seconded from King's Shropshire Light Infantry Major
British Army General Staff Seconded from King's Shropshire Light Infantry Lieutenant Colonel
British Army General Staff Colonel
British Army General Staff Temporary Brigadier
British Army General Staff Colonel
British Army General Staff Reserve of Officers Honorary Brigadier
Indian Army Unattached List Second Lieutenant
Indian Army 47th Sikhs Second Lieutenant
British Army King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1st Battalion Second Lieutenant
Indian Army 47th Sikhs Attached to XIV Corps Captain
Indian Army 47th Sikhs Attached to War Office Lieutenant
Indian Army 47th Sikhs Attached to War Office Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Cavalier - Order St Maurice and St Lazarus - Italy Other War Service Award
Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross 1st Class - Greece Other War Service Award
Officer - Order of the Crown - Italy Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie L Brunskill mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bertie A S Brunskill brother 1891
May M Brunskill sister 1893

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription Ann39898
Medal Index Cards Transcription Ann39898
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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Military Cross Registers at UK National Archives Glen107
London Gazette M2740
National Archives - Brigadier G S Brunskill CBE MC M2740
"A Soldier's Yesterday" M2740

Multimedia

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Captain G S Brunskill MC M2740

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