We remember George James Wharf

We remember George James Wharf

Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Rotherhithe, London, Surrey United Kingdom Source:7683841 Source:7932361 4th August 1891
1898
sibling Reuben A Wharf Source:7932397 1898
1901
location 66, Glenister Road, Greenwich, London United Kingdom parents address Source:7932397 1901
1901
dates Age 8 Source:7932397 1901
1910
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:7932361 8th February 1910
1910
service Royal Navy Private 16660 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division Source:7932361 8th February 1910 - 27th July 1914
1910
dates Age 18 Source:7932361 8th February 1910
1910
employment Porter United Kingdom Source:7932361 8th February 1910
1914
service Royal Navy Corporal 16660 Royal Marine Light Infantry Source:7932361 28th July 1914 - 20th October 1915
1914
marriage Catherine Sauer Source:7932384 17th August 1914
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:7932371 6th February 1915 - 11th May 1915
1915
hospitalisation Pneumonia Hospital/Institution Source:7932371 11th May 1915 - 30th July 1916
1915
service Royal Navy Sergeant 16660 Royal Marine Light Infantry 1st Battalion Source:7932371 21st October 1915 - 6th July 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Royal Marine Light Infantry Source:7932361 7th July 1917
1917
commission Temporary Source:7932371 7th July 1917
1918
dates Age 27 Source:7932380 6th April 1918
1918
location 132, Tollington Park, Stroud Green, London United Kingdom their own address Source:7932380 6th April 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7932371 26th July 1918
1918
children Raymond G W Wharf Source:7932386 1918
service Royal Navy Captain Royal Marine Light Infantry 1st Battalion Source:7932380
1918
death Killed in Action Killed in fighting during the night of 5-6 April leading to the formation of a defensive flank with "Left of 24th London" Aveluy Wood France Source:7932371 Source:8479010 6th April 1918
burial Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Mesnil, Somme France I A 5 Source:7932380

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George James
Initials GJ
Last Name Wharf
Source 7683841
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
132, Tollington Park, Stroud Green, London United Kingdom their own address known 6th April 1918
66, Glenister Road, Greenwich, London United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy 16660 Royal Marine Light Infantry Corporal
Royal Navy Royal Marine Light Infantry Lieutenant
Royal Navy 16660 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division Private
Royal Navy 16660 Royal Marine Light Infantry 1st Battalion Sergeant
Royal Navy Royal Marine Light Infantry 1st Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Raymond G W Wharf son 1918
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Cecilia mother
Isaac Wharf father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Reuben A Wharf brother 1898
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Catherine Sauer wife 17th August 1914
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1910-02-08 5'11"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1910-02-08 Methodist

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Royal Marines 1899-1919

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Service record for George James Wharf Anthony26083
CWGC record for George James Wharf Anthony26083
Unit diary, 1st Bn, Royal Marine Light Infantry Anthony26083

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