We remember Ernest Wright Alexander

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Timeline

Timeline

1864
sibling Arthur Alexander Source:6651215 1864
1868
sibling Alice Bayman Alexander Source:8543177 1868
1870
birth West Derby, Liverpool United Kingdom Source:6651206 Source:6651213 2nd October 1870
1875
sibling Austin C Alexander Source:6651215 1875
1876
sibling Philip Alexander Source:6651215 1876
1879
sibling Frederick Alexander Source:6651215 1879
1881
dates Age 10 Source:6651215 1881
1881
location Aigburth Drive, Homesefton, Toxteth Park, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6651215 1881
1884
education Harrow School Harrow-on-the Hill, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:8543262 September 1884 - December 1887
1892
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Artillery Source:8543262 1892
1901
service British Army Captain Royal Field Artillery Source:8542802 1901
1901
location Farnborough, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address Source:8542802 1901
1903
marriage Rose Newcome Source:8542779 1st September 1903
1905
children Annie Alexander Source:8542779 1905
1906
children Robert Alexander Source:8542779 1906
1911
location Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland their own address Source:8542779 1911
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9852 20th August 1914
1919
location Horswell House, South Milton, Devon United Kingdom Source:8655222 1919 - 1934
1920
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General Royal Field Artillery Source:9852 1920
1934
service British Army Major General Royal Artillery Source:9006773 1934
1934
dates Age 63 Source:6651218 1934
service British Army Major Royal Field Artillery Source:9852
1934
death Not War Related Kingsbridge, Devon United Kingdom Source:6651206 25th August 1934
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:5510856

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ernest Wright
Initials EW
Last Name Alexander
Source 9006773
First Names Ernest Wright
Initials EW
Last Name Alexander
Source 9852
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Aigburth Drive, Homesefton, Toxteth Park, Lancashire United Kingdom known 1881
Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland their own address known 1911
Farnborough, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address known 1901
Horswell House, South Milton, Devon United Kingdom 1919 - 1934
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Field Artillery Major
British Army Royal Field Artillery Captain
British Army Royal Artillery Lieutenant
British Army Royal Field Artillery Temporary Brigadier General
British Army Royal Artillery Major General
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC CB CMG British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Alexander daughter 1905
Robert Alexander son 1906
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie mother
Robert Alexander father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur Alexander brother 1864
Austin C Alexander brother 1875
Philip Alexander brother 1876
Frederick Alexander brother 1879
Alice Bayman Alexander sister 1868
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rose Newcome wife 1st September 1903

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Charlotte33
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Charlotte33
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Anne23518
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Anne23518
Medal Index Cards Transcription Bryan5462
Medal Index Cards Transcription Bryan5462
Medal Index Cards Transcription Bryan5462
Medal Index Cards Transcription Bryan5462
Medal Index Cards Transcription Bryan5462
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British Army, Royal Artillery officer deaths 1850-2011 Transcription Bryan5462
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Bryan5462

External Evidence

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Official citation for Alexander's Victoria Cross The19244
Details of VC on display in the Lord Ashcroft gallery, IWM London Charlotte33
Parentage Anne23518
Old Harrovian Anne23518
Harrow School Register Anne23518
History Group page Graham5644
South Milton History Group Graham5644

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Ernest Wright Alexander VC The19244
Horswell House, South Milton Devon Graham5644
Kingsbridge War Memorial, Devon Graham5644

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