We remember Robert William Mills Close

We remember Robert William Mills Close

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
birth Settle Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9194356 Source:9193710 10th August 1888
1889
dates Age 2 Source:9193721 1889
1891
location Hutton Vicarage Wycliffe Hall Teesdale United Kingdom parents address Source:9193721 1891
1892
sibling Archibald V Close Source:9195533 1892
1901
education not known Spondon House School Church Street Spondon Settle Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:9193722 1901
1902
education Rossall School Fleur-de-Lys House Fleetwood Lancs United Kingdom Source:9211654 1902 - 1906
1909
education Historical Tripos awarded BA 3rd class in History Selwyn College Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom Source:9211654 1909 - 1910
1911
employment Assistant Master Highfield School Liphook Hampshire Bramshott Hampshire United Kingdom Source:9194337 1911
1915
commission Unknown Source:9199860 17th October 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Provision Source:9199860 17th October 1915
1915
enlistment not known United Kingdom Source:9199860 17th October 1915
1917
service British Army Acting Lieutenant Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Provisional Battalion Source:9200062 14th May 1917
1917
marriage Katherine M Strother Source:9193732 1917
1917
children Robert W S Close Source:9194410 1917
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Yorkshire Regiment 4th Battalion Source:9200087 October 1917 - 27th May 1918
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9206000 October 1917 - 27th May 1918
1918
missing confirmed KIA on 27th May 1918 Source:9206000 May 1918
service British Army Lieutenant Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Provisional Battalion Source:9200081
employment master Lindenthorpe School Broadstairs United Kingdom Source:9211654
location 10 Westfield Avenue,Gosforth,Newcastle on Tyne United Kingdom their own address Source:8824381
1918
death Killed in Action Source:8824379 Source:9193712 27th May 1918
burial Soissons Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Aisne France 725710 Source:9193716

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert William Mills
Initials RWM
Last Name Close
Source 863815
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
10 Westfield Avenue,Gosforth,Newcastle on Tyne United Kingdom their own address
Hutton Vicarage Wycliffe Hall Teesdale United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Provision Second Lieutenant
British Army Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Provisional Battalion Acting Lieutenant
British Army Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Provisional Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Yorkshire Regiment 4th Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert W S Close son 1917
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fanny Hewitt mother
Arthur Wilfrid Mills Close father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Archibald V Close brother 1892
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Katherine M Strother wife 1917
Religion
DateReligionSource
1888 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Clive466
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Clive466
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Clive466
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Clive466
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Clive466
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Clive466
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Clive466

External Evidence

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Medal Index Card on Ancestry Clive466
Probate record for Robert William Mills Close Clive466
Yorkshire Baptism Register Clive466
record of birth of Robert Close Son Clive466
1901 England and Wales Census Clive466
London Gazette Clive466
London Gazette 11th Ovtober 1917 Clive466
London Gazette 5th December 1917 Clive466
Morning Post Cambridge Degree announcements Clive466
War Diary 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment Clive466
Rossall School Archivist Clive466

Multimedia

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Lieutenant Robert William Mills Close Clive466
Sphere 14/12/1918 Roll of Honour Clive466
Roll of Honour - the death of Lt R W M Close Clive466
Article in Sheffield Daily Telegraph Aug 28 1917 Clive466
Announcement of plans for Rossall School Memorial Clive466
WW1 War Memorial Rossall School Clive466
Soissons Memorial Lt R W M Close Clive466
Wedding of Robert Close & Katherine Maude Strother Clive466
Wedding of Lt Robert Close & Katherine Strother Clive466
WW1 Memorial Plaque St Mary's Church Hutton Magna Clive466
Selwyn College WW1 Memorial Clive466

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