OTTY, John

Male Abt 1893 - 1915  (~ 21 years)


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  • Name OTTY, John 
    Born Abt Dec 1893  Weybourne, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Registered Dec Qtr 1893, Erpingham Reg Dst ref 4b/72
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Weybourne, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 7y 
    Address:
    Jerico 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Weybourne, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 17y 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Weybourne, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cattle Feeder on Farm 
    • Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker
    Medal Between 1914 and 1918 
    British War Medal 
    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.
    Rank 13 Aug 1915  [5
    Private 
    Age: 21y 
    Regiment 13 Aug 1915  [5
    Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion 
    Age: 21y 
    Service No. 13 Aug 1915  [5
    20728 
    Age: 21y 
    Died 13 Aug 1915  Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Helles Memorial
    Helles Memorial
    Name: OTTY, JOHN
    Rank: Private
    Service No: 20728
    Date of Death: 13/08/1915
    Age: 21
    Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment 1st Bn.
    Panel Reference: Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.
    Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
    Additional Information: Son of John and Hannah Elizabeth Otty, of Station Rd Weybourne, Holt, Norfolk.
    Buried 13 Aug 1915  Helles Memorial, Helles, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Of Station Road, Weybourne, Holt, Norfolk
    Person ID I7431  Auty One-Name Study
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2017 

    Father OTTY, John,   b. Abt Mar 1857, Weybourne, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother WHISKER, Hannah E,   b. Abt 1857, Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Feb 1881  Wiveton, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • John Otty, 23, Bachelor, Labourer, Weybourne, Thomas Otty, Labourer
      Hannah Elizabeth Whisker, 24, Spinster, - , Wiveton, William Charles Norman Whisker, Labourer
      by banns, both sign register, witness: William Woodyard & Elizabeth Gray

      Registered Mar Qtr 1881, Walsingham Reg Dst ref 4b/467
    Family ID F2573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Dec 1893 - Weybourne, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 7y - 31 Mar 1901 - Weybourne, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 17y - 2 Apr 1911 - Weybourne, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cattle Feeder on Farm - 2 Apr 1911 - Weybourne, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1915 - Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Aug 1915 - Helles Memorial, Helles, Turkey 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. [S3288] Census 1901 Weybourne, Norfolk, England RG13/1827, Fol 49, En Dst 3, Schd 62, (RG13/1827, Fol 49, En Dst 3, Schd 62).

    4. [S3289] Census 1911 Weybourne, Norfolk, England RG14/11184, En Dst 3, Schd 68, (RG14/11184, En Dst 3, Schd 68).

    5. [S31] Commonwealth War Graves Commison web site, (http://www.cwgc.org/).