We remember Richard Charles Travis

We remember Richard Charles Travis

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
birth Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, North Island New Zealand Source:8519063 Source:7983257 6th April 1884
1914
education Primary School education Opotiki Primary School Opotiki New Zealand Source:7983257 August 1914
1914
education Primary education. Sergeant Travis left school at the at the level of Standard 4 at age 10 or 11 Otara School Opotiki New Zealand Source:7983257 August 1914
1914
enlistment Invercargill New Zealand Source:7983257 August 1914
1916
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8519063 1916
1918
dates Age 34 Source:7983257 25th July 1918
1918
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Sergeant 9/523 Otago Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7983257 25th July 1918
1918
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7983257 25th July 1918
1918
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8519063 1918
employment Horse Breaker, farm hand, drover, shepherd Ryal Bush, Southland New Zealand Source:7983257
theatres Egypt :4 Source:7983257
location Ryal Bush, Southland New Zealand away from home address Source:7983257
1918
death Killed in Action Died in an artillery barrage. Buried in the falling rain on the late afternoon of 26/7/1918 in the small cemetery above Couin, France by Padre P C Herron. Rossignol Wood France Source:7983257 Source:8519063 25th July 1918
burial Couin New British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas-de-Calais France G. 5. Source:7983257

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Charles
Initials RC
Last Name Travis,
Source 9301860
Last Name Born Dickson Cornelius Savage
Source 7983257
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ryal Bush, Southland New Zealand away from home address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 9/523 Otago Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
VC, DCM, MM British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frances Theresa Savage mother
James Savage father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Online Cenotaph: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190
Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Vincent96527

External Evidence

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Extract from London Gazette 27 September 1918 Beryl31023
Wikipedia Beryl31023
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321

Multimedia

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Richard Charles Travis VC. Trevor321
Headstone olivier56465
Sergeant Richard Charles Travis, VC, DCM, MM, MID, Gerald98528
Grave of Sergeant Richard Charles Travis, VC Gerald98528
Distinguished Conduct Medal Vincent96527

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