We remember Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

We remember Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

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Timeline

Timeline

1874
birth Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire United Kingdom Source:6157781 30th November 1874
1880
sibling Jack Churchill Source:8915665 1880
1881
dates Age 6 Source:8915683 3rd April 1881
1882
education General education St Georges School Ascot Ascot United Kingdom Source:9155717 3rd November 1882 - 1884
1884
education General Education The Misses Thompson's Preparatory School Hove United Kingdom Source:9155717 1884 - 1888
1888
education Secondary Education Harrow School Harrow United Kingdom Source:9155395 1888 - 1892
1891
dates Age 16 Source:6191829 1891
1893
education Professional training Royal Military College, Sandhurst Camberley United Kingdom Source:9155429 1893 - December 1894
1895
commission Regular Source:6157781 20th February 1895
1909
children Diana Spencer Churchill Source:8914831 11th July 1909
1911
employment Principal Secretary Of State His Majesty the King Whitehall London United Kingdom Source:8915673 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 36 Source:8915673 2nd April 1911
1911
children Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer Churchill Source:8915816 28th May 1911
1911
appointments First Lord of the Admiralty Source:6168626 1911 - 1915
1914
children Sarah Milicent Hermione Churchill Source:8914846 7th October 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:811582 18th November 1915
1917
employment Public Service Minister of Munitions United Kingdom Source:6191833 1917 - 1919
1918
children Marigold Frances Churchill Source:8914849 15th November 1918
1919
employment Public Service Secretary of State for Air and War United Kingdom Source:6191833 1919 - 1921
1919
appointments Secretary of State for War Source:6168626 1919 - 1921
1922
children Mary Spencer Churchill Source:8914852 15th September 1922
1939
appointments First Lord of the Admiralty Source:6168626 3rd September 1939 - 10th May 1940
1940
appointments Prime Minister of His Majesty's Government Source:6168626 10th May 1940 - 12th July 1945
1951
appointments Prime Minister of Her Majesty's Government Source:6168626 October 1951 - April 1955
marriage Clementine Ogilvy Hozier Source:8915673 1885 - 12th September 1908
service British Army Major Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6157781
service British Army Cornet (2nd Lieutenant) 4th Queen's Own Hussars 4th Queen's Own Hussars Source:6157781
service British Army Lieutenant-Colonel Royal Scots Fusiliers 6th Battalion Source:6157781
1965
death Not War Related On 15 January 1965, Churchill suffered a severe stroke that left him gravely ill. He died at his London home nine days later, at age 90, 70 years to the day after his father's death. Hyde Park Gate, London United Kingdom Source:6157781 24th January 1965
1965
dates Age 90 Source:6159113 1965
awards Medaille Militaire - France Other War Service Award Source:811582
burial The Family Plot At Bladon Non-War Cemetary St Martin's Church, Bladon, near Woodstock United Kingdom Source:6157781

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Winston Leonard Spencer
Initials WLS
Last Name Churchill
Source 811582
First Names Winston Leonard Spencer
Initials WLS
Last Name Churchill
Source 6159022
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
12 Bolton St, Mayfair, London W1J 8BD United Kingdom their own address
2 Connaught St, London W2 United Kingdom parents address
29 St James's Place, Westminster,London United Kingdom parents address known 1881-04-03
29-30 Brunswick Road, Hove United Kingdom school/college address
33 Eccleston Square, St George Hanover Square, London United Kingdom their own address known 1911-04-02
Bangalore India military residence address known 1896-10-14
Banstead Manor, Little Green, Cheveley, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Chartwell, Westerham, Kent United Kingdom their own address
Harrow School, 5 High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex United Kingdom school/college address
Ratra House, North Rd, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8 Ireland parents address
Royal Military Academy, Camberley GU15 4PQ United Kingdom school/college address
St George’s School, Ascot Wells Lane, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7DZ United Kingdom school/college address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Major
British Army 4th Queen's Own Hussars 4th Queen's Own Hussars Cornet (2nd Lieutenant)
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers 6th Battalion Lieutenant-Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Medaille Militaire - France Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Diana Spencer Churchill daughter 1909-07-11
Sarah Milicent Hermione Churchill daughter 1914-10-07
Marigold Frances Churchill daughter 1918-11-15
Mary Spencer Churchill daughter 1922-09-15
Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer Churchill son 1911-05-28
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jennie Jerome mother
Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jack Churchill brother 1880
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Clementine Ogilvy Hozier wife 1885 - 1908

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External Evidence

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Wikipedia entry for Winston Churchill C2356
Thumbnail Biography Deryck11795
Article on Churchill's First World War Charlotte33
Plaque on Oldham Town Hall Peter1344
Archive Hub information Peter1344
Sir Winston Churchill Jonathan101862
Correspondence between Winston Churchill and Sylvia Pankhurst Jonathan101862
Gathering Storm Jonathan101862
Winston Churchill Speech – We shall fight them on the beaches Jonathan101862
Mary Soames Jonathan101862
Chartwell Jonathan101862
Germans invade Poland Jonathan101862
Churchill becomes Prime Minister 10 May 1940 Jonathan101862
World War 2 Timeline - 1945 Jonathan101862
Churchill Dies at 90 At Home in London Jonathan101862
Churchill Memorial at Westminster Abbey Catherine91214
1935 key dates Jonathan101862
Nazi Germany Timeline Jonathan101862
Child Jonathan101862
The Life of Churchill Jonathan101862
His Father's Son Jonathan101862
Churchill's Funeral: World In Remembrance (1965) Jonathan101862
Still Life - The Churchill/ Nemon Story Jonathan101862
Churchill War Rooms Jonathan101862
Spencer Churchill (p) at Harrow School 1888-1892 Dean129696
The Cavalry Officer Dean129696
Westminster shabby Jonathan101862
HANSARD 1803–2005 Dean129696
Winston Churchill - Their Finest Hour Speech - Complete Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Winston Churchill in 1916 C2356
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Winston Churchill, Royal Scots Deryck11795
Dardanelles Campaign Deryck11795
The Tank Deryck11795
Sidney Street Siege Deryck11795
Churchill at Omdurman Deryck11795
Tank Quotation Deryck11795
Churchill in French Helmet Deryck11795
W L S Churchill Birth Cert. Deryck11795
Churchill's poster for the 1900 general election Deryck11795
Mauser C96 Broomhandle Deryck11795
The state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill KG Imperial1
Churchill's final resting place 'At Bladon' . . . Dave1371
In Memoriam: Sir Winston S. Churchill K.G. Dave1371
Churchill Memorial Window, St. Martin, Blaydon. Dave1371
Chrchll Memorial Window Dave1371
Churchill Bust Dave1371
Chartwell Jonathan101862
Winston Churchill Jonathan101862
Prime Minister Winston Churchill Jonathan101862
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Sir Winston and Lady Churchill by Oscar Nemon Jonathan101862
Chartwell Jonathan101862
Churchill visits his Regiment, the 4th Hussars Trevor116003
Adrian helmet Keith1947
Page from Paris Leave Club Visitors' Book Yvonne27542

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