1899 Sep 20. 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"
1928 Jan 25 Appointed a probationary constable in NSW.