We remember Sydney Herbert Charrington

We remember Sydney Herbert Charrington

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
birth Kingston, Surrey United Kingdom Source:785574 1st December 1878
1899
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment 7th Battalion Source:9136753 15th February 1899
1899
commission Source:9136753 15th February 1899
1901
service British Army Lieutenant 15th (The Kings) Hussars Source:9136753 30th January 1901 - 12th April 1907
1906
appointments Adjutant - 15th (The Kings) Hussars Source:9136753 24th November 1906
1907
service British Army Captain 15th (The Kings) Hussars Source:9136753 13th April 1907 - 8th October 1911
1910
awards Union of South Africa Commemoration Medal 1910 Other War Service Award Source:9136726 1910
1911
service British Army Captain 15th (The Kings) Hussars Southern Cavalry Depot Source:9136753 9th October 1911 - 3rd April 1912
1912
discharge Source:9136753 3rd April 1912
1912
service British Army Captain General Reserve of Officers 15th (The Kings) Hussars Source:9136753 4th May 1912
1912
location . Kenya Source:785574 1912 - 1914
1914
theatres Egypt :4 Source:785574 10th August 1914
1914
theatres East Africa :5a Source:9136753 10th August 1914 - 18th December 1914
1914
service British Army Temporary Captain East African Mounted Rifles Source:9136753 10th August 1914 - 18th December 1914
1915
appointments General Staff Officer (Third Grade) Source:9136753 22nd February 1915 - 1st February 1916
1915
service British Army Captain General Staff Source:9136753 22nd February 1915 - 29th May 1916
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:785574 1915
1916
appointments General Staff Officer (Second Grade) Source:9136753 2nd February 1916 - 29th May 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Major Northamptonshire Regiment 6th (Service) Battalion Source:9136753 30th May 1916 - 17th October 1916
1916
appointments Second in Command - 6th Bn Northamptonshire Regt Source:9136753 30th May 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:785574 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Northamptonshire Regiment 6th (Service) Battalion Source:9136753 17th October 1916 - 2nd February 1917
1916
appointments Battalion Commander - 6th Bn Northamptonshire Regt Source:9136753 17th October 1916 - 23rd February 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9136753 1st January 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:785574 4th January 1917
1917
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Machine Gun Corps C Battalion Source:785574 2nd February 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:785574 11th December 1917
1918
awards Companion' St Michael and St George - CMG Other War Service Award Source:9136753 June 1918
1918
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Tank Corps 3rd Battalion Source:785574 17th August 1918
1918
awards Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award Source:9136753 17th August 1918
1918
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General Tank Corps 5th Tank Brigade Source:785574 2nd November 1918 - January 1919
1918
appointments Brigade Commander - 5th Tank Brigade Source:785574 2nd November 1918 - January 1919
1920
employment Member Legislative Council of Kenya Kenya Source:785574 1920 - 1921
1920
location . Kenya Source:785574 1920 - 1931
service British Army Second Lieutenant 15th (The Kings) Hussars Source:9136753
education Eton College Source:785574
theatres Egypt :4 Source:785574
location Old Mill House, Rockford, Monmouthshire United Kingdom their own address Source:785574
1954
death Royal Hospital, Southgate Street, Gloucester United Kingdom Source:785574 1st October 1954
burial St Cenedlon's Churchyard Non-War Cemetery Rockfield, Monmouthshire United Kingdom Source:785574

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Sydney Herbert
Initials SH
Last Name Charrington,
Source 9148983
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
. Kenya 1912 - 1914
. Kenya 1920 - 1931
Old Mill House, Rockford, Monmouthshire United Kingdom their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment 7th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army 15th (The Kings) Hussars Lieutenant
British Army 15th (The Kings) Hussars Captain
British Army Captain 15th (The Kings) Hussars Southern Cavalry Depot
British Army General Reserve of Officers 15th (The Kings) Hussars Captain
British Army General Staff Captain
British Army Northamptonshire Regiment 6th (Service) Battalion Temporary Major
British Army Northamptonshire Regiment 6th (Service) Battalion Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
British Army 15th (The Kings) Hussars Second Lieutenant
British Army East African Mounted Rifles Temporary Captain
British Army Tank Corps 3rd Battalion Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Machine Gun Corps C Battalion Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Tank Corps 5th Tank Brigade Temporary Brigadier General
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
CMG DSO British Award/Decoration
Companion' St Michael and St George - CMG Other War Service Award
Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Union of South Africa Commemoration Medal 1910 Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Charrington mother
John Douglas Charrington father

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bryan5462
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bryan5462
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Bryan5462
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bryan5462
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Bryan5462

External Evidence

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London Gazette M2740

Multimedia

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Lieutenant Colonel Sydney Herbert Charrington DSO M2740

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