AUTY, Cyrus

Male Abt 1893 -


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  • Name AUTY, Cyrus 
    Born Abt Dec 1893  Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Registered Dec Qtr 1893, Wakefield Reg Dst ref 9c/85
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Alverthorpe, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 7y 
    Address:
    Kirkhamgate 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 17y 
    Address:
    Broadhead Buildings 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Coal Trammer 
    • Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker
    Service Between 29 Jul 1913 and 7 Nov 1918 
    Royal Horse Artillery 
    • Rank: Driver
      Discharged due to wounds
    Service No. Between 29 Jul 1913 and 7 Nov 1918 
    73736 
    Medal Between 1914 and 1918 
    British War Medal & Victory Medal 
    WW1 Allied Victory Medal
    WW1 Allied Victory Medal
    Also known as 'Wilfred'
    It was decided that each of the allies should each issue their own bronze victory medal with a similar design, similar equivalent wording and identical ribbon.
    The British medal was designed by W. McMillan. The front depicts a winged classical figure representing victory.
    Approximately 5.7 million victory medals were issued. Interestingly, eligibility for this medal was more restrictive and not everyone who received the British War Medal ('Squeak') also received the Victory Medal ('Wilfred'). However, in general, all recipients of 'Wilfred' also received 'Squeak' and all recipients of 'Pip' also received both 'Squeak' and 'Wilfred'.
    The recipient's service number, rank, name and unit was impressed on the rim.
    WW1 British War Medal, 1914-18
    WW1 British War Medal, 1914-18
    Established on 26th July 1919.

    Also known as 'Squeak'.
    The silver or bronze medal was awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 and 11th November 1918 inclusive. This was later extended to services in Russia, Siberia and some other areas in 1919 and 1920.
    Approximately 6.5 million British War Medals were issued. Approximately 6.4 million of these were the silver versions of this medal. Around 110,000 of a bronze version were issued mainly to Chinese, Maltese and Indian Labour Corps. The front of the medal depicts the head of George V.
    The recipient's service number, rank, name and unit was impressed on the rim.
    Medal 15 Nov 1918 
    Silver War Badge 
    Age: 25y 
    • Badge No: B38337
      Enlistment Date: 29 Jul 13
      Discharge Dates: 7 Nov 18
      Cause of discharge: wounds
      Service Overseas: Yes
    UK Silver War Badge
    UK Silver War Badge
    The Silver War Badge was issued in the United Kingdom and the British Empire to service personnel who had been honourably discharged due to wounds or sickness from military service in World War I. The badge, sometimes known as the "Discharge Badge", the "Wound Badge" or "Services Rendered Badge", was first issued in September 1916, along with an official certificate of entitlement.
    The large sterling silver lapel badge was intended to be worn on civilian clothes. The decoration was introduced as an award of "King's silver" for having received wounds or injury during loyal war service to the Crown's authority. A secondary causation for its introduction was that a practice had developed in the early years of the war in the United Kingdom where some women took it upon themselves to confront and publicly embarrass men of fighting age they saw in public places who were not in military uniform, by ostentatiously presenting them with white feathers, as a suggestion of cowardice. As the war had developed substantial numbers of servicemen who had been discharged from His Majesty's Forces with wounds that rendered them unfit for war service, but which were not obvious from their outward appearance, found themselves being harassed in such a manner and the badge, to be worn on the right breast while in civilian dress, was a means of discouraging such incidents being directed at ex-forces' personnel. It was forbidden to wear the badge on a military uniform.
    The badge bears the royal cipher of "GRI" (for Georgius Rex Imperator; George, King and Emperor) and around the rim "For King and Empire - Services Rendered".
    Each badge was uniquely numbered on the reverse. The War Office maintained a register recording which serviceman each one had been issued to in United Kingdom, and the governments of Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Rhodesia maintained their own registers of issue (which were copied to the War Office in London to provide it with an Imperial master-record). Silver War Badges issued by the Empire's dominion nations had their identification numbers on the reverse prefixed with the first letter of the issuing nation: Australia with the letter 'A', Canada 'C', etc. In the United Kingdom the War Office made it known that it would not replace Silver War Badges if they were lost, however if one was handed into a police station then it would be returned to the War Office, which would seek to return it using its records to its recipient.
    A similar award called the King's Badge was issued in World War II. Although each was issued with a certificate, unlike its World War I counterpart it was not individually numbered.
    Person ID I3016  Auty One-Name Study
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2017 

    Father AUTY, George,   b. Abt Dec 1862, Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Apr 1925, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother COLBECK, Elizabeth Ann,   b. Abt 1864, East Ardsley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1901, Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Abt Jun 1889  Wakefield Registration District, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Registered Jun Qtr 1889, Wakefield Reg Dst ref 9c/105
    Family ID F113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Dec 1893 - Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 7y - 31 Mar 1901 - Alverthorpe, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 17y - 2 Apr 1911 - Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Coal Trammer - 2 Apr 1911 - Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] FreeBMD Search, (http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/).

    2. [S3707] General Record Office Index, HM Passport Office, (https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/indexe).

    3. [S1695] Census 1901,Kirkhamgate ,Alverthorpe, Yorkshire, England, RG 13/4288, Fol 31, En Dst 12, Schd 86,.

    4. [S2983] Census 1911 Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England RG14/27422, En Dst 9, Schd 194, (RG14/27422, En Dst 9, Schd 194).