Criminal Cases and/or Cashiered

Commissions lost before joining ADRIC

  Commissioned Commission lost Reason
Sparrow T     Theft aged 18 in 1913
       
Lees WA     Theft aged 17 in 1897
       
Menzies WK 1916 Oct 1917 Dec Cashiered, bad cheques
       
O'Rourke TJ 1915 Aug 1916 Aug AWOL
       
Pritt WA 1917 Jun 1920 Aug Cheques
       

And Commissions lost during or after serving in ADRIC

An initial analysis shows 89 men who served in the ADRIC were convicted of criminal offences, including 3 murders and a manslaughter. The majority were for fraud (or similar offences). This figure is an underestimate, as common names are difficult to research for criminal records

Name Year Charge Sentence
Aldenton S.W 1920,1943 Bigamy , Fraud 1 month,
Apperly JKG 1936 Theft 12 months
Arnold RE 1938 Theft Bound over 12 months
Baster S 1921 Theft 6 months
Bell AE 1923 Fraud 3 months
Bickel TA 1937 False Pretences Bound over 12 months
Biggs JD 1921 Fraud 2 months
Blain AMcL 1927 Embezzlement 6 months
Blake AT 1921, 1923, 1925, 1929 Looting, fraud, blackmail 5 years
Blow SR 1931 Fraud 3 months
Boden TL 1921 Abandoning his family 7 days
Bruce CS 1920 Robbery 12 months
Bruce AET 1920 Robbery 3 months
Burdge GC 1922 Deserting family 6 months
Caudell CHJ 1921 Trim Looting 12 months
Cheeseman W 1920 Immoral earnings 2 Months
Childs WO 1933 Deserting family 3 months
Clark JHG 1912,1925 Armed Robbery 7 years + flogging
Corson WMcC 1926 Blackmail 12 months
Courtnay HD 1933 Sex Offences 10 years
Cox RB 1922 Debt ?
Crewe BJ 1921 Theft 6 weeks
Dench JR 1922 Theft Lost commission
Duncan D 1922 Assault Bound over 12 months
Earle AG 1921 Theft 6 months
Eddowes CFB 1921 Trim looter 6 months
Fleming E 1943 Fraud 12 Months
Foley FA 1938 Murdered his wife Committed suicide
Frame IM 1929 Civil Conviction Bound over 12 months
Francis WC 1926 Theft 16 months
Gery RV 1922 Fraud 6 months
Gibson HM 1956 Fraudulent coercion 4 years
Gilbert GF 1934 Embezzlement 4 months
Goddard HGG 1939 People smuggling in Palestine Probation
Goldie W 1936 Fraud 1 month
Gouldstone WH 1928,1931 False Pretences, Fraud 6 months,17 months
Graham J 1921 Bigamy 3 weeks
Griffiths DA 1921 Larceny 10 months
Grove JDde 1921 Trim Looter 12 months
Hart DR 1923 Fraud ?
Hart VA 1921 Murder of Canon Magner Broadmoor
Hartwell HW 1925 Embezzlement 6 months
Herrett GR 1930 Theft Bound over
Higgins FE 1913 Theft 6 months
Jackson PJC 1936 Recieving Stolen Goods 6 months + 3 months
Johnson ALT 1906 Fraud Jumped bail Australia
Johnston EW 1921 Embezzlement ?
Johnstone NstC 1935 Driving while disqualified 2 months
Jones JGW 1930 False pretences 3 months
Joslyn CS 1921 Fraud 9 months
Labatt WHE 1923 False Pretences 1 month
Lambert CL 1933 Theft, False Pretences 9 months
Lees WA 1897 Theft 4 months
Lee JH 1924 Fraud 15 months
Leys JM 1924 Theft 3 months
Lister W 1922 Deserting family 6 weeks
Lowe J 1921 Theft 11 weeks
Luck GHC 1924,1939 Fraud 3 months & £25
Lyle H 1931 Murdered his wife Committed suicide
Lyons TE 1937 Maintenance arrears 1 month
Macartney WFR 1927 Espionage for Russia 10 years
MacFie TG 1926 Embezzlement 3 years
MacRae WF 1927 Larceny 3 months
Maddox JE 1926 Embezzlement £5
Mann WRB 1929 Deserting family 2 months (suspended)
Martin CW 1921 Embezzlement 4 months
Masters AE 1944 False Pretences 12 months
Mauldon PG 1926 Forgery ?
Menzies WK 1924 Theft 12 months
Morse GA 1924 Murdered his lover 12 years
Mountford R 1921 Trim looter 12 months
Mylam W 1921 Trim Looter 6 months
Newnham SAC 1940 Fraud Bound over 12 months
Newton JF 1937 Theft 2 years Probation
Odd HH 1935 Theft 4 months
Ogden AT 1926 False Pretences 11 weeks
Onions G 1925 Fraud Bound over
Pearce HN 1954 Obscene drawings Probation
Pegler DH 1928 Fraud 9 months
Petterson PE 1922 False Pretences £5
Pitt JC 1936 Absconding and various monor offences 2 months
Pownall JW 1929 Loitering 2 months
Pritchard W 1934, 1939 Fraud 12 months, 12 months
Rae RH 1930 Fraud 12 months
Rogers AG 1932 Attempted Suicide bound over 12 months
Richardson AR 1921 Trim Looter 12 months
Rowlandson JH 1936 Fraud ?
Scott F 1924 Theft 12 months
Shiner GLO 1953 Fraud 2 years
Skelton R 1921 Wearing un-won medals 3 months
Spencer T 1921 Trim Looter 12 months
Stott JW 1921,1924,1929 Various 2 years
Swaffer SD 1933 Theft Bound over
Taylor FLW 1921 Trim looter 12 months
Tinline GCM 1920 Manslaughter 2 years bound over
Toms EC 1932 Convicted ?
Trim EJ 1920 Fraud 6 months
Truran JL 1922 Embezzlement 6 months, suspended
Vincent FC 1922 Theft ?
Waage-Mott RW 1924 Embezzlement 2 months
Watters AW 1923 Convicted of theft ?
Watts RH 1934 Convicted of theft ?
Webster JS 1929 to 1936 Drugs charges Fines
White EW 1948 Theft Fined £10
Wiles PG 1922, 1927, 1936 Vagrancy, larceny, false pretences 2 months, 3 months
Williams GG 1929 Fraud 12 months suspended
Worrell CA 1932 Maintenance arrears 3 months
Young HA 1924 Fraud 12 months

 

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