William Harry Charles Giddy, RE (Order Cross Italy, CdeG Italy)

1881 Sep 4. Born Gillingham, Kent

1891 census at 2, Bosham Villa, Gillingham Road, Gillingham, New Brompton

1896 Feb 10. Joined RE Stated age 14 years 5 months

1901 census at Monckton Forts, Alverstoke. A Sapper in the RE

1902 Mar 5. Appointed L/Cpl

1903 Oct 1. Promted Cpl

1906 Oct 30. Promoted Sgt (Engineer Clerk)

1907 Apr 16 Married in Woodbridge, Suffolk to GREEN, Grace Ergenie

1909 Oct 30 Promoted Staff Sgt and posted to Hong Kong

1911 census. He is a married Staff Sergeant in Hong Kong

1912 Dec 22 Posted back to UK

1913 Apr 1. Promoted QMS

1917 Jul 28. Embarked for Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. Promoted WO1

1917 Nov 21. RE. Commissioned Lt and Quartermaster William Harry Charles Giddy.

1920 May 11. Gazetted. Order of the Crown of Italy. Cavalier. Temporary Quartermaster and Lieutenant William Harry Charles Giddy, General List.

1920 Jun 1. Italian decoration Gazetted.Croce di Guerra. Temporary Quartermaster and Lieutenant William Harry Charles Giddy, General List.

1920 Aug 31. Joined ADRIC with service no 441. Posted to Depot Coy

1921 Mar 19. Posted to H Coy

1921 May 31 to 18 Jun on Leave

1921 Aug 2 to 31 Aug on Leave

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register. He is a Bank Manager living at 78 Eastcote Avenue , Wembley M.B., Middlesex, With wife Grace

1951 Feb 9. Died

 

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