We remember George Donkin

We remember George Donkin

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
birth Source:6199309 5th May 1897
1898
sibling Thomas Young Donkin Source:7606611 21st October 1898
1911
employment Miner Pelton Fell Colliery Durham United Kingdom Source:7606611 21st May 1911 - 26th July 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 365107 2/1st Northern Cyclist Battalion Source:9034615 9th February 1914 - 18th June 1917
1917
enlistment Blandford United Kingdom Source:7606611 18th June 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Able Seaman R/2860 Anson Anson Battalion Source:7606611 9th July 1917 - 21st August 1918
1917
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7606611 10th July 1917 - 21st August 1918
1917
dates Age 17 Source:7606611 26th July 1917
1918
hospitalisation Trench Feet Hospital/Institution Source:7606648 13th January 1918 - 2nd April 1918
1918
hospitalisation Trench Feet Hospital/Institution Source:7606611 13th January 1918 - 2nd April 1918
service Royal Navy R/2860 Royal Naval Division Source:6199309
location 11 Dunsany Terrace, Pelton Fell, S O Durham United Kingdom Source:6199309
1918
death Killed in Action The Battle of Albert (21-23 August 1918), a phase of the Second Battles of the Somme 1918. Albert France Source:7606611 21st August 1918
burial Vis En Artois British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Haucourt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais Battlefield in France. No body to bury France UK, Commonwealth War Graves, 1914-192 Source:7606611

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Donkin
Source 6199309
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Donkin
Source 7606611
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
11 Dunsany Terrace, Pelton Fell, S O Durham United Kingdom
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy R/2860 Royal Naval Division
Royal Navy R/2860 Anson Anson Battalion Able Seaman
British Army 365107 2/1st Northern Cyclist Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Barbara Young mother
Matthew Chalder Donkin father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Young Donkin brother 21st October 1898
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Medium Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1917-06-17 5'11"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1897-05-30 Methodist

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Official Records

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Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Claire51584
Royal Naval Division 1914-1918 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Service Record. Service number: R/2860 Claire51584
Find A Grave Memorial Claire51584
Find War Dead Claire51584
WWI Medals and Awards Claire51584
World War 1 - Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies Claire51584

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British War Medal Claire51584
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Northern Cyclists Battalion Claire51584
Departure fot the Western Front Claire51584
Wounded in France Claire51584
Northern Cyclists Battalion Claire51584
Northern Cyclists Battalion Claire51584
WW1 Memorial Claire51584
Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery Claire51584
WW1 Medals Claire51584
Remembering 100 Years Claire51584
Remembering 100 Years Claire51584

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