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James Wemyss Skipwith (1 Story)

Date Birth: 25/12/1875Place Of Birth: Ambala, IndiaFather: Colonel Grey Townsend SkipwithMother: Elizabeth Helen WemyssSiblings: Mary Effie Skipwith, Fulvar Estoteville Skipwith, Frederick SkipwithDate Marriage: 10/06/1911Spouse: Estelle HendersonDate Death: 05/11/1950Age Actual: 74Rank: Lieutenant-ColonelService Type: ArmyRegiment: Royal Engineers - 11th Field CompanyService Record: 1895 - Became 2nd Liutenant 1898 - Became Luitenant 1904 - Awarded rank of Captain Later became Majorand Liutenant Colonel Involved in the Boer War under the 17th company of Royal Engineers World War One - Served in the 11th Field Company, The Royal Engineers who were sent to the Western Front in France September 1914 - Wounded and sent to Loversall Hall while run by his step-mother Involved in the Battle of Mons and the Battle of Marne 1914- Awarded the British War Medal and Victory MedalCensus Years: 1891, 1901, 1911, 1921

Comments: Wounded in France - Theatre of War Died in Broad Oak, Cranleigh, Surrey