We remember George Russell Birch

We remember George Russell Birch

Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Bengal India Source:9600123 3rd October 1881
1891
location Bromham Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England United Kingdom school/college address Source:9600397 5th April 1891
1911
location Church Road, Oak Bay, British Columbia Canada other group residence address Source:9600173 June 1911
1911
employment Real Estate Source:9600173 June 1911
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lance Sergeant 285?6 Attached 3rd Infantry Brigade HQ 16th Battalion Source:9319937 22nd September 1914 - 1st November 1914
1914
enlistment Valcartier Canada Source:9319937 22nd September 1914
1914
dates Age 32 Source:9319937 22nd September 1914
1914
employment Engineer Canada Source:9319937 22nd September 1914
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Brigade Quarter Master Sergeant 29900 3rd Infantry Brigade HQ Source:9319937 1st November 1914 - 13th August 1915
1915
hospitalisation Malaria Hospital/Institution Source:9319937 12th July 1915 - 26th July 1915
1915
awards Russian Cross of St George 4th Class Other War Service Award Source:9319937 24th August 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Warrant Officer Class 1 2nd Canadian Division Source:9319937 25th August 1915
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Temp. Lieutenant Canadian Ordnance Corps Source:9319937 29th February 1916
1916
hospitalisation Neurasthenia Hospital/Institution Source:9319937 27th October 1916 - 1st November 1916
1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Temp. Captain 5th Canadian Division Source:9319937 27th February 1917
1918
marriage Marjorie Cecile Birch Source:9600231 16th February 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Temp. Major 2nd Canadian Division Source:9319937 25th February 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9319937 28th August 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9319937 31st December 1918
1919
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:9319937 1st January 1919
1919
discharge Source:9319937 4th July 1919
1920
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Major 29900 Canadian Ordnance Corps Source:9319937 21st May 1920
1920
children Daphne E Birch Source:6148611 1920
1921
children Mervyn R Birch Source:6148551 1921
1925
death Unknown Graaff Rienet, Cape Province South Africa Source:9601752 17th October 1925

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Russell
Initials GR
Last Name Birch
Source 9319937
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bromham Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England United Kingdom school/college address known 5th April 1891
Church Road, Oak Bay, British Columbia Canada other group residence address known June 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 285?6 Attached 3rd Infantry Brigade HQ 16th Battalion Lance Sergeant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 29900 3rd Infantry Brigade HQ Brigade Quarter Master Sergeant
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Ordnance Corps Temp. Lieutenant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 2nd Canadian Division Warrant Officer Class 1
Canadian Expeditionary Force 5th Canadian Division Temp. Captain
Canadian Expeditionary Force 2nd Canadian Division Temp. Major
Canadian Expeditionary Force 29900 Canadian Ordnance Corps Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Russian Cross of St George 4th Class Other War Service Award
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mervyn R Birch son 1921
Daphne E Birch daughter 1920
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Grace Louisa Mary mother
Horace Heathorn Birch father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marjorie Cecile Birch wife 16th February 1918
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-07 5'11"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-07 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Bridget3206
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Personnel Record of First World War (CEF) Bridget3206
"India Births and Baptisms, 17861947," database, FamilySearch Bridget3206
"Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch Bridget3206
Life Story of Russell Ernest Birch Bridget3206
Whitstable times and Herne Bay Herald 24th February 1923 Bridget3206
Entry in England and Wales Probate Calendar 1926 Bridget3206

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