We remember John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

We remember John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Bloemfontein, Orange Free State South Africa Source:8522157 Source:8522161 3rd January 1892
1894
sibling Hilary Arthur Reuel Tolkien Source:8522161 17th February 1894
1903
education King Edwards High School, New Street Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8737638 1903 - 1911
1915
commission Temporary Source:8525755 15th July 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers Source:8525770 15th July 1915
1916
marriage Edith Mary Bratt Source:9360838 22nd March 1916 - 29th November 1971
1917
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers Source:8525757 1st July 1917
1917
children John Francis Reuel Tolkien Source:8522161 17th November 1917
1920
children Michael Hilary Reuel Tolkein Source:8522161 22nd October 1920
1920
service British Army Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers Source:8525760 3rd November 1920
1924
children Christopher John Reuel Tolkein Source:8522161 21st November 1924
1929
children Priscilla Mary Anne Reuel Tolkein Source:8522161 18th June 1929
1973
death Bournemouth, Dorset United Kingdom Source:8522161 2nd September 1973

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Ronald Reuel
Initials JRR
Last Name Tolkien
Source 8522156
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
20 Northmoor Road, North Oxford United Kingdom their own address
4 Highfield Road, Edgbaston, Worcestershire United Kingdom school/college address known 1911
76 Sandfield Road, Headington, Oxford United Kingdom their own address
86 Westfield Road, Kings Heath, Worcs United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Lancashire Fusiliers Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Lancashire Fusiliers Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Lancashire Fusiliers Lieutenant
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Francis Reuel Tolkien son 17th November 1917
Michael Hilary Reuel Tolkein son 22nd October 1920
Christopher John Reuel Tolkein son 21st November 1924
Priscilla Mary Anne Reuel Tolkein daughter 18th June 1929
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel nee Suffield mother
Arthur Reuel Tolkien father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hilary Arthur Reuel Tolkien brother 17th February 1894
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Mary Bratt wife 22nd March 1916

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription C2356
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription C2356
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Charlotte33
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Guy74824
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew10867

External Evidence

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Officer's service record: J R R Tolkien Trevor321
Wikipedia Entry Trevor321
Commissioned as Temp 2nd Lt - London Gazette Fife3190
Temporary Lieutenant - London Gazette Fife3190
moves to a different battalion - London Gazette Fife3190
Relinquishes Commission and retains rank of Lt - London Gazette Fife3190
Transferred from a Reserve Battalion - London Gazette Fife3190
The Tolkien Society Peter1344
The Official Website of the J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Peter1344
JRR Tolkien encyclopedia Peter1344
IWM Article on JRR Tolkien Charlotte33
JRR Tolkien book Beren and Lúthien published after 100 years Charlotte33
King Edward's school Birmingham: Tolkien and the Great War. Katherine27600
Application for an Army Commission Peter1344
Letters in the National Archive concerning Tolkien's affliction with trench fever Peter1344

Multimedia

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J R R Tolkien Trevor321
Old Edwardians Roll of Service Andrew10867
Pistol used by JRR Tolkien Charlotte33
Obituary Andrew10867

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