We remember Joseph Theodore Gedge

We remember Joseph Theodore Gedge

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Timeline

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1878
birth Coleford, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:7639152 Source:9086484 27th March 1878
1896
service Royal Navy Staff Paymaster H.M.S. "Amphion" First British Officer to die in the Great War Source:9086487 15th January 1896
1914
death Killed in Action HMS "Amphion" was struck and sunk by a floating mine off Harwich in the North Sea and Staff Paymaster Gedge was killed in the explosion. His record also says "First Naval officer killed in the war." the North Sea United Kingdom Source:7639152 Source:9086487 6th August 1914

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Joseph Theodore
Initials JT
Last Name Gedge
Source 7639152
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy H.M.S. "Amphion" First British Officer to die in the Great War Staff Paymaster

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Guy74824
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Guy74824
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Guy74824
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Guy74824
Deaths at sea, 1781-1968 Transcription Guy74824
Deaths at sea, 1781-1968 Transcription Guy74824

External Evidence

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Letter from Joseph Theodore Gedge Yvonne27542

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Gedge medal - obverse John141389
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Plymouth War Memorial John141389

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