We remember Oswald Eric Wreford-Brown

We remember Oswald Eric Wreford-Brown

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Timeline

Timeline

1865
sibling William Henry Wreford-Brown Source:8838692 1865
1866
sibling Charles Wreford-Brown Source:8838692 1866
1874
sibling Gerald Wreford-Brown Source:8838692 1874
1876
sibling Claude Wreford-Brown Source:8838692 1876
1877
location 5 Litfield Place, Clifton, Bristol United Kingdom parents address Source:8838692 21st July 1877
1877
birth Barton Regis, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:6649313 27th July 1877
1891
education Charterhouse School Godalming, Surrey United Kingdom Source:8838692 1891 - 1896
1901
location 4 Chilworth Street, Paddington, London Source:8838680 1901
1902
employment Partner in law firm Kitcat and Mortimer London United Kingdom Source:8838680 1902
1914
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Northumberland Fusiliers Source:8838692 8th November 1914
1915
service British Army Temporary Captain Northumberland Regiment 9th Battalion Source:8838680 8th September 1915
1916
hospitalisation He was seriously wounded in the left thigh by a shell, which blew a great deal of his left thigh off without however damaging the bone or artery. Hospital/Institution Source:8838680 5th July 1916 - 7th July 1916
service British Army Lieutenant Northumberland Regiment 9th battalion northumberland Battalion Source:553423
service British Army Source:6649314
service British Army Captain Northumberland Fusiliers Source:7051708
education Wells House Source:8838680
education Waynflete Source:8838680
education Malvern Wells Source:8838680
education Durdham Downs Source:8838680
1916
death Died of wounds He was wounded in action by a shell during the Battle of the Somme, in the quadrangle trench near Fricourt. He died of wounds at a Casualty Clearing Station the following day. Somme France Source:7051708 Source:8838692 Source:6649314 7th July 1916
burial Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7051708
sibling J.n. Wreford-Brown Source:8838680

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Oswald Eric
Initials OE
Last Name Wreford-Brown
Source 6649314
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
4 Chilworth Street, Paddington, London known 1901
5 Litfield Place, Clifton, Bristol United Kingdom parents address known 21st July 1877
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Northumberland Regiment 9th battalion northumberland Battalion Lieutenant
British Army
British Army Northumberland Fusiliers Captain
British Army Northumberland Fusiliers Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Northumberland Regiment 9th Battalion Temporary Captain
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Clara Jane Wreford-Brown mother
William Wreford-Brown father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Henry Wreford-Brown brother 1865
Charles Wreford-Brown brother 1866
Gerald Wreford-Brown brother 1874
Claude Wreford-Brown brother 1876
J.n. Wreford-Brown brother

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anne1202
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne1202
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Gloucester County Cricket Club Katherine27600
North East War Memorials Record Katherine27600
Corinthians and Casuals remembered. Katherine27600
London Stock Exchange roll of Honour Katherine27600
Charterhouse War Memorial Katherine27600
The Final Wicket: Testa and First Class Cricketers who were killed in the Great War. Katherine27600
Charterhouse War Memorial Will72649

Multimedia

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Corbie Communal Cemetery Anne1202
Amateur footballer Will72649

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