We remember William Harry - Aka Harry William Bignell

We remember William Harry - Aka Harry William Bignell

Timeline

Timeline

1897
birth Source:6202667 1st October 1897
1901
dates Age 3 Source:9204068 31st March 1901
1901
location Dodsons Yard, off Main Street, Mountsorrel, Leics United Kingdom parents address Source:9204068 31st March 1901
1901
sibling James H Bignell Source:9204068 1901
1911
dates Age 13 Source:9204072 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Laster - boot and shoe trade Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:9204072 2nd April 1911
1911
location Seagrave Road, Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom away from home address Source:9204072 2nd April 1911
1915
employment Shoe Hand Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:9204021 5th August 1915
1915
enlistment Source:9204021 5th August 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman Z/ 4049 Royal Naval Division 6th Battalion Source:9204021 9th August 1915 - 26th September 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman Z/4049 Royal Naval Division 1st Reserve Battalion Source:9204021 27th September 1915 - 15th February 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Able Seaman Z/4049 Royal Naval Division Nelson Battalion Source:9204021 16th February 1916 - 13th March 1918
1916
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9204021 28th February 1916 - 22nd May 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9204021 22nd May 1916 - 2nd April 1919
1916
hospitalisation Illness contracted in France soon after arrival there from Mudros Hospital/Institution Source:9204021 16th June 1916 - 26th June 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded Hospital/Institution Source:9204021 13th November 1916 - 12th December 1916
1918
service Royal Navy Able Seaman Z/4049 Royal Naval Division Hawke Battalion Source:9204021 14th March 1918 - 4th April 1919
1919
discharge Source:9204021 4th April 1919
1921
marriage Theodora Hyman Source:9204087 1921
1926
children Frederick G Bignell Source:9204074 5th January 1926
1927
children Kathleen Bignell later Willett Source:9204074 16th May 1927
1930
children Margaret I Bignell Source:9204082 1930
1939
dates Age 41 Source:9204074 29th September 1939
1939
employment Brick and Tile Maker Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:9204074 29th September 1939
1939
location 16 Wellbrook Avenue, Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom their own address Source:9204074 29th September 1939
1959
death Unknown Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:9204090 1959
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9204051
sibling George Frederick Bignell Source:9204068
location 8, Segrave Road, Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:6202667

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Harry - Aka Harry William
Initials WH-AHW
Last Name Bignell
Source 9204062
First Names William Harry
Initials WH
Last Name Bignell
Source 9204062
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
16 Wellbrook Avenue, Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom their own address known 29th September 1939
8, Segrave Road, Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom
Dodsons Yard, off Main Street, Mountsorrel, Leics United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Seagrave Road, Sileby, Leicestershire United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Z/4049 Royal Naval Division 1st Reserve Battalion Ordinary Seaman
Royal Navy Z/4049 Royal Naval Division Nelson Battalion Able Seaman
Royal Navy Z/4049 Royal Naval Division Hawke Battalion Able Seaman
Royal Navy Z/ 4049 Royal Naval Division 6th Battalion Ordinary Seaman
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frederick G Bignell son 5th January 1926
Kathleen Bignell later Willett daughter 16th May 1927
Margaret I Bignell daughter 1930
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fred Bignell father
Mary Ann Bignell - nee Humphrey mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Frederick Bignell brother
James H Bignell brother 1901
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Theodora Hyman wife 1921
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-08-05 5'2"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-08-05 Methodist

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Royal Naval Division Service Record Barry1338
RNVR Other Ranks - Medal Rolls Barry1338
London Gazette Barry1338
Transcript of GRO Birth Index Barry1338
1901 Census Barry1338
1911 Census Barry1338
1939 National Register Barry1338
GRO Birth Index 1930 Transcript Barry1338
GRO Marriage Index 1921 Transcript Barry1338
GRO Death Index 1959 Transcript Barry1338

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