We remember Harold Ackroyd

We remember Harold Ackroyd

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Timeline

Timeline

1877
birth Southport, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7734136 18th July 1877
1908
marriage Mabel Robina Smythe Chambers Source:7651205 1908
1908
marriage Mabel Robina Smythe Source:7734136 1st August 1908
1909
children Ursula Ackroyd Source:7734136 1909
1910
children Ursula Ackroyd Source:8955199 1910
1911
location Homeside High St Great Shelford United Kingdom their own address Source:8955199 1911
1912
children Stephen Ackroyd Source:7734136 1912
1914
children Anthony Ackroyd Source:7734136 1914
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8979480 July 1915 - 11th August 1917
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7248014 23rd October 1916
1917
dates Age 40 Source:7248014 11th August 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7248014 7th September 1917
sibling Edward Ackroyd Source:7734136
marriage Mabel R Ackroyd Source:7248014
service British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps Source:7248014
service British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps Source:629754
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps Source:629754
location Link Lodge, Malvern Link. United Kingdom Source:7248014
1917
death Killed in Action Ypres Belgium Source:7248014 11th August 1917
burial Birr Cross Roads Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7248014

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harold
Initials H
Last Name Ackroyd
Source 8979480
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Homeside High St Great Shelford United Kingdom their own address known 1911
Link Lodge, Malvern Link. United Kingdom
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps Lieutenant
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps Captain
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
VC, MC, MD British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ursula Ackroyd daughter 1909
Stephen Ackroyd son 1912
Anthony Ackroyd son 1914
Ursula Ackroyd daughter 1910
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Ackroyd father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Ackroyd brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel R Ackroyd wife
Mabel Robina Smythe wife 1st August 1908
Mabel Robina Smythe Chambers wife 1908

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Sue54478
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Becky117596
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596

External Evidence

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Wikipedia entry Sue54478
The London Gazette Becky117596
VCs of the First World War, Passchendaele 1917, by Stephen Snelling Becky117596
Capt H Ackroyd MC VC Becky117596
Capt H Ackroyd Vc Mc Becky117596

Multimedia

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Captain Harold Ackroyd Myko59
Harold Ackroyd VC luc39051
Harold's Medals Edward84049
Harold's Portrait Edward84049
Southport War Memorial Edward84049
Harold Ackroyd and Ursula Edward84049
Captain Harold Ackroyd VC luc39051
V.C, & M.C. citations Cynthia60869

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