We remember Geoffrey St George Shillington Cather

We remember Geoffrey St George Shillington Cather

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Streatham Hill,Surrey London SW United Kingdom Source:8500274 11th October 1891
1916
death Killed in Action On the first day of the Battle of the Somme, he spent the night and following morning in succouring the wounded in the open, under heavy fire, and in so doing he was killed by machine-gun fire. Thiepval France Source:5518970 Source:8500269 2nd July 1916
employment Unknown Joseph Tetley and Company Source:8533421 1908 - 1914
service Private Royal Fusiliers Source:8533421
service Second Lieutenant Royal Irish Fusiliers Source:8533421
service Lieutenant Royal Irish Fusiliers Source:8500270

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Geoffrey St George Shillington
Initials GSGS
Last Name Cather
Source 6657445
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Holmcroft Bycullah Road Surrey United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army Royal Fusiliers Private
British Army Royal Irish Fusiliers Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Irish Fusiliers Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Matilda Cather mother
Robert Gabriel Cather father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patricia58160
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Patricia58160
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patricia58160
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patricia58160
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Patricia58160
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Wikipedia entry on Geoffrey Cather Deryck11795

Multimedia

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Geoffrey Shillington Cather Andrew16709
Geoff Cather Deryck11795
Irish VCs commemorated at Ulster Tower Deryck11795
Royal Irish Fusiliers cap badge Deryck11795
Victoria Cross Deryck11795
Royal Irish Fusiliers cap badge Deryck11795
G Cather CWGC cert Deryck11795
Cather winning the VC Deryck11795
Thiepval Memorial - G Cather Deryck11795
1911 Census - Cather Deryck11795
G St G S Cather MIC Deryck11795
Thiepval Memorial. Desmond1478
Lieutenant Geoffrey St. George Shillington V C. Desmond1478
Thiepval Memorial. Desmond1478
The Battle of the Somme. Desmond1478

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We remember Geoffrey St George Shillington Cather