We remember Robert John Gittins

We remember Robert John Gittins

Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Stechford, Warks United Kingdom Source:8962731 Source:8962736 1895
1897
sibling Kathleen Marguerite Gittins Source:8962736 1897
1901
location Victoria Road , Stechford, Yardley, Worcs United Kingdom parents address Source:8962738 31st March 1901
1903
sibling David Hugh Gittins Source:8962738 1903
1904
education King Edwards High School, New Street Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8962729 1904 - 1914
1911
location Haywood, Blakesley Road, Yardley , Birmingham United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8962736 2nd April 1911
1914
commission Source:8962701 29th December 1914
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant South Staffordshire Regiment Source:8962707 29th December 1914
1916
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps Source:8962711 6th July 1916
1917
service British Army Acting Captain Machine Gun Corps Source:8962718 4th August 1917
1924
marriage Eileen Mary Little Source:8962921 1924
1934
death Drowned in River Severn trying to save his son Upton on Severn, Worcs United Kingdom Source:8966857 Source:8962895 Source:8962742 7th October 1934

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert John
Initials RJ
Last Name Gittins,
Source 8962302
Last Name Gittins
Source 8962302
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Haywood, Blakesley Road, Yardley , Birmingham United Kingdom other group residence address known 2nd April 1911
Victoria Road , Stechford, Yardley, Worcs United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Acting Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MC British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Caroline Gittins mother
Robert T Gittins father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kathleen Marguerite Gittins sister 1897
David Hugh Gittins brother 1903
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eileen Mary Little wife 1924

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Andrew10867
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew10867
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew10867
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Andrew10867
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Andrew10867

External Evidence

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Military Cross Citation Anne23518
Commission (London Gazette) Andrew10867
Transfer to South Staffs Regiment (London Gazette) Andrew10867
Promotion to Lieutenant (London Gazette) Andrew10867
Promotion to Acting Captain (London Gazette) Andrew10867
Assistant Instructor (London Gazette) Andrew10867
UK & Ireland, Medical Directories, 1935 Andrew10867
Wifes Medical Directory Entry Andrew10867
UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 (from India) Andrew10867
Probate Andrew10867

Multimedia

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Old Edwardians Roll of Service Andrew10867
Military Cross Hero Andrew10867
Doctors Death Andrew10867
Severn Tragedy Andrew10867

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