We remember William Henry Hewitt

We remember William Henry Hewitt

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
sibling Evelyn Hewitt Source:8958391 1882
1883
sibling Marian Hewitt Source:8958391 1883
1884
birth Copdock, Suffolk, England United Kingdom Source:8540462 19th June 1884
1888
sibling Mabel M Hewitt Source:8958391 1888
1894
education Framlingham College Source:8958375 1894 - 1900
1906
employment South African Constable Source:8958375 1906
1914
employment farmer in Natal Source:8958375 1914
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8958375 20th September 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8958373 20th September 1917
1918
marriage Lily Olett Source:8958375 October 1918
1925
employment Coffee farm Source:8958375 1925 - 1939
employment Natal Police Source:8958375
service South African Services Lance Corporal 8162 2nd South African Light Infantry Source:8540462
1966
death Cheltenham, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:8540462 7th December 1966

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Henry
Initials WH
Last Name Hewitt
Source 8540460
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Copdock, Suffolk United Kingdom parents address known 1901
South Africa
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
South African Services 8162 2nd South African Light Infantry Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Hewitt mother
William H Hewitt father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Evelyn Hewitt sister 1882
Marian Hewitt sister 1883
Mabel M Hewitt sister 1888
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Olett wife October 1918

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Official Records

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Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Becky117596
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Becky117596
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Becky117596

External Evidence

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Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Trevor321
William Henry Hewitt's Victoria Cross citation, the Edinburgh Gazette Becky117596

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