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William Alexander Carlton Collingwood

William Alexander Carlton Collingwood

Male 1915 - 1992  (77 years)


  • Name William Alexander Carlton Collingwood  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 12 Feb 1915  Fleet Hill, Finchampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Education 1923 - 1926  Clevedon House, Ben Rhydding Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • 1923. Clevedon House, Ben Ryding. Unhappy, very cold, ran home. Some success in athletics. [WACC]
      Silver cup inscribed: Clevedon House. 1924. Open Handicap. 150 yards. Won by W. A. C. Collingwood.
    Education 1926 - 1928  Wood Norton, Evesham Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Education 1928 - 1933  Charterhouse, Godalming Find all individuals with events at this location ; Saunderites  [4
    Education 1933 - 1935  Sandhurst Find all individuals with events at this location ; Royal Military College  [4
    Occupation 1935 - 1961  Army Officer  [4
    • Collingwood, William Alexander Carlton, O.B.E., p.s.c. Born 12/2/15. R.N.F. 2-Lt. 31/1/35. Lt. 31/1/38. Adjt. 27/5/40 to 3/6/41. (actg. Capt. 27/5/40 to 26/8/40; temp. Capt. 27/8/40 to 19/7/42). (War Subst. Capt. 20/7/42). Capt. 31/1/43. (actg. Maj. 20/4/42 to 19/7/42; temp. Maj. 20/7/42 to 9/2/45). (War Subst. Maj. 10/2/45). Maj. 31/1/48. Lt.-Col. (Brev.) 1/7/54. (actg. Lt.-Col. 10/11/44 to 9/2/45; temp. Lt.-Col. 10/2/45 to 18/11/47 & 25/10/53 to 19/1/56). (local Lt.-Col. 4/9/50 to 14/9/53). Subst. 20/1/56. (Supernumerary 20/1/59). Col. 27/3/58 (20/2/60). (temp. Brig. 20/2/60). Adjt. M.G.T.C. 27/5/40 to 7/6/41. G.S.O.3 H.Q., N. Comd. 8/6/41 to 19/4/42. G.S.0.2 33 Wing R.A.F. 20/4/42 to 5/8/42. Bde. Maj. Tank Bde. 14/12/42 to 27/4/43. Bde. Maj. Para. Bde. 21/10/43 to 11/7/44. G.S.O.l Sch. of Air Transport 10/11/44 to 6/11/46. G.S.O.l 2 Ind. Airborne Div. 7/11/46 to 20/9/47. G.S.O.2 Staff Coll. Camberley 4/9/50 to 15/9/53. G.S.O.l, H.Q. Inf. Div. M.E.L.F. 25/10/53 to 15/8/55. Comd., 1 Battn. R.N.F. 10/9/55 to 15/8/57, Comd., Old Coll. R.M.A. Sandhurst 10/9/57 to 12/1/60, Comd., Inf. Bde. (T.A.) 20/2/60. (L.Q. 1/2/46. - M.B.E.) [Army Gradation List, Feb 1961 (corr)]
    William Alexander Carlton Collingwood (1915-1992)
    William Alexander Carlton Collingwood (1915-1992)
    abt 1945
    Marriage 26 Nov 1938  St Mary Abbots, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Barbara Tatham,   b. 08 Apr 1913, 20 Regents Park Terrace, Primrose Hill Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 2006, Lynde House, Cambridge Park, Twickenham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decoration 1957  OBE  [4
    Post/Rank/Title Jan 1960  Brigadier  [4
    Occupation 1962 - 1975  Independent Television Authority  [4
    • 1961-1964 and 1966-1975: Regional Officer, South West.
      1964-1966: Secretary to the Authority.
    • preceded as Secretary by George Wedell
    William Alexander Carlton Collingwood (1915-1992)
    William Alexander Carlton Collingwood (1915-1992)
    abt 1965
    Death 24 Dec 1992  Treyard, Weir Quay, Bere Alston Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Heart attack  [3
    Burial 31 Dec 1992  Bere Alston Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Person ID I3149  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2014 

    Father Carlton Collingwood,   b. 24 Oct 1889, Jamalpur, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1916, Guillemont, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Mother May Campbell Carnegie Cavendish,   b. 04 Aug 1887, Cochin, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1960, St Andrew's Hospital, Northampton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 30 Jul 1913  St Jude, Courtfield Gardens, South Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Family ID F1107  Family Group Sheet

    Family Barbara Tatham,   b. 08 Apr 1913, 20 Regents Park Terrace, Primrose Hill Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 2006, Lynde House, Cambridge Park, Twickenham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Marriage 26 Nov 1938  St Mary Abbots, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    For copyright or privacy reasons, access is restricted.
    Children 
    +1. Robert Carlton Collingwood,   b. 06 Jun 1940, 10 Fernwood Rd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Photos
    Collingwood family, Jun 2009
    Collingwood family, Jun 2009
    Happisburgh beach (previous visit in 1954)
    Collingwood Terrace, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
    Collingwood Terrace, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
    No. 1. Home of William & Barbara Collingwood, 1938-1940.
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F0215  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Feb 1915 - Fleet Hill, Finchampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1923 - 1926 - Clevedon House, Ben Rhydding Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1926 - 1928 - Wood Norton, Evesham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Saunderites - 1928 - 1933 - Charterhouse, Godalming Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Royal Military College - 1933 - 1935 - Sandhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 26 Nov 1938 - St Mary Abbots, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 26 Nov 1938 - St Mary Abbots, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Heart attack - 24 Dec 1992 - Treyard, Weir Quay, Bere Alston Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 31 Dec 1992 - Bere Alston Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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    William Alexander Carlton Collingwood (1915-1992)
    William Alexander Carlton Collingwood (1915-1992)
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  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Birth Certificate.

    2. [S36] Marriage Certificate.

    3. [S41] Death Certificate.

    4. [S03] Family Members, RCC.

    5. [S11] Newspaper, Plymouth Evening Herald, 02 Jan 1993.