We remember Edward Robert Francis Compton

We remember Edward Robert Francis Compton

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Chelsea United Kingdom Source:9269594 14th December 1891
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:914491 16th August 1914
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) Source:9269586 16th August 1914
1914
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:914491 9th December 1914
1915
awards Order of Saint Stanislas Third Class with Swords Other War Service Award Source:9269586 24th September 1915
1915
service British Army Lieutenant 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) Source:9269586 16th October 1915 - 24th February 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Brigade Source:9269586 25th February 1916 - 4th August 1916
1916
appointments Squadron Commander - Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) Source:9269586 5th August 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Captain Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Source:9269586 5th August 1916 - 5th October 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Source:9269586 6th October 1916 - 8th November 1917
1917
service British Army Temporary Captain Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Source:9269586 9th November 1917 - 20th August 1919
1918
marriage Sylvia Farquharson Source:9269594 3rd July 1918 - 17th March 1950
1919
children Mary Compton Source:9269594 1st May 1919
1919
children Alwyne Arthur Compton MC JP Source:9269594 1st May 1919
1919
service British Army Captain 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) Source:9269586 21st August 1919
1920
location 55 Grosvenor Street, London United Kingdom Source:914491 31st May 1920
1920
location Torloisk by Arrol, Isle of Mull United Kingdom Source:914491 9th July 1920
1922
children Major Robert Edward John Compton DL Source:9269594 11th July 1922
1923
employment Justice of the Peace - JP Ripon, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9269594 1923
1924
employment Justice of the Peace - JP West Riding of Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9269594 1924
1926
employment Deputy Lieutenant - DL West Riding of Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9269594 1926
1938
children Carolyn Mary Ponsonby Source:9269594 9th November 1938
1942
discharge Source:9269586 14th December 1942
1942
service British Army Major Retired List Source:9269586 14th December 1942
1943
employment Justice of the Peace - JP Argyllshire United Kingdom Source:9269594 1943
1945
children John Frederick Ponsonby, Third Baron Sysonby Source:9269594 5th August 1945
1952
marriage Mary Elizabeth Wilson nee Dawson Source:9269594 23rd October 1952 - 23rd June 1957
1958
marriage Sallie Whitney Ponsonby nee Sanford Source:9269594 15th February 1958 - 7th February 1977
education Eton College Eton United Kingdom Source:9381285
service British Army Captain 59017 Reserve of Officers Royal Scots Greys Source:9269586
education Magdalen College Oxford United Kingdom Source:9381285
hospitalisation Wounded in action Hospital/Institution Source:9269594
location Newby Hall, Ripon, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9269594
1977
death Not War Related Source:9269594 Source:9381285 7th February 1977

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward Robert Francis
Initials ERF
Last Name Compton
Source 914491
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
55 Grosvenor Street, London United Kingdom known 31st May 1920
Newby Hall, Ripon, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address
Torloisk by Arrol, Isle of Mull United Kingdom known 9th July 1920
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Brigade Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Temporary Captain
British Army 59017 Reserve of Officers Royal Scots Greys Captain
British Army Retired List Major
British Army 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) Second Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Cavalry Temporary Captain
British Army 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Order of Saint Stanislas Third Class with Swords Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Compton daughter 1st May 1919
Alwyne Arthur Compton MC JP son 1st May 1919
Major Robert Edward John Compton DL son 11th July 1922
Carolyn Mary Ponsonby stepdaughter 9th November 1938
John Frederick Ponsonby, Third Baron Sysonby stepson 5th August 1945
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Evelyn Violet Vyner mother
Lord Alwyne Frederick Compton father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sylvia Farquharson wife 3rd July 1918
Mary Elizabeth Wilson nee Dawson wife 23rd October 1952
Sallie Whitney Ponsonby nee Sanford wife 15th February 1958

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London Gazette M2740
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