Arthur Cecil Bent, MGC

1899 Oct/Dec Born Smallburgh, Norfolk

1901 census at 6, Caithness Road, Hammersmith

1911 census at Mill House Yarmouth Road North Walsham. The father is staying at Royal Exeter Hotel Exeter Road Bournemouth - He is still a professor of music

1918 Oct 30. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. : — MCG - Arthur Cecil Bent. His MIC says he was not eligible for war medals

1920 Sep 29. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. relinquish their commissions on completion of service and retain the rank of 2nd Lt.: — A. C. Bent.

1920 Oct 25 Joined ADRIC with service no 841. Posted to C Coy

1921 Feb 16. Discharged on Medical Grounds

1921 Jul 1. Reserve of Officers. The undermentioned, to be Lts. 2nd Lt. A. C. Bent, late M.G. Corps, to be 2nd Lt. 1st July 1921, with seniority 3rd. Aug. 1919

1921 Dec 6 Leaves UK for Australia. He is a "farm worker"

1925 Dec 30. Marries in Queensland to Elizabeth Kathleen Riley.

1925 to 1963 on Australian Electoral Roll. He starts off as a Station hand, then by 1930 is married to "Elizabeth Kathleen" and a "constable", by 1954 a "Farmer", and the last entry in 1963 is "Security Guard"

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