We remember Hugh Colvin

We remember Hugh Colvin

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Margaret Colvin Source:8958811 1885
1887
birth Burnley, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6151444 1st February 1887
1890
sibling Mary Ellen Colvin Source:8958811 1890
1891
dates Age 4 Source:8958811 1891
1894
sibling Thomas Colvin Source:8958812 1894
1901
dates Age 14 Source:8958812 1901
1911
dates Age 24 Source:8958815 1911
1917
commission Regular Source:6151444 13th April 1917
1917
service British Army Major Cheshire Regiment 9th Battalion Source:6151444 20th September 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6151444 20th September 1917
1938
employment Army Recruiting Officer Preston Canada Source:8958803 1938 - 1947
service British Army Major Cheshire Regiment Source:912198
service British Army Lieutenant Cheshire Regiment Source:912198
service British Army Lance Corporal 2919 8th Hussars Source:912198
service British Army Second Lieutenant Cheshire Regiment Source:912198
1962
death Bangor, Newtownabbey, County Antrim United Kingdom Source:6151444 16th September 1962
burial Carnmoney Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:6151444

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Hugh
Initials H
Last Name Colvin
Source 912198
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
14 Bryansburn Drive, Bangor, Northern Irland. United Kingdom known 1962
33 Larkhill Road, Cheadle, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Campbell Barracks Dilkusha Lucknow India India military residence address known 1911
High Hatherlow, Bredbury, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Lark Hill Road, Stockport, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2919 8th Hussars Lance Corporal
British Army Cheshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army Cheshire Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Cheshire Regiment Major
British Army Cheshire Regiment 9th Battalion Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Unknown Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hugh Colvin father
Jane Colvin mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Colvin sister 1885
Mary Ellen Colvin sister 1890
Thomas Colvin brother 1894

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Becky117596
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596

External Evidence

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Wikipedia Entry For Hugh Colvin Michael16369
Victoria Cross Citation Michael16369
Hugh Colvin's VC citation, the London Gazette Becky117596

Multimedia

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Major Hugh Colvin, V.C. Michael16369
Grave of Major Hugh Colvin VC Gary27782
Major Hugh Colvin VC Gary27782
Major Hugh Colvin VC Medal group Gary27782
LCpl Hugh Colvin 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars Trevor116003
Major Hugh Colvin VC. Desmond1478

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