Major Charles Michael Berington, 3rd Worcs Regt QSA

1876 May 16 . Born Upton on Severn

1881 census at Court, Little Malvern

1891 census at The Court, Ledbury Road, Little Malvern

1900 May 1. 5th Battalion, the Worcestershire Regiment, The undermentioned Gentlemen to be Second Lieutenants :— Charles Michael Berington.

1900 Aug 29. The undermentioned Officers are seconded for special service on the West Coast of Africa: — 5th Battalion, the Worcestershire Regiment, Second Lieutenant C. M. Berington. His record says Ashanti 1900-1901

1900 Oct 2. 5th Worcs. 2nd Lt C M Berington to be Lt and remain seconded

1901 Feb 19. The undermentioned Supernumerary Officers are absorbed into the Establishments of their respective units:— 5th Battalion, the Worcestershire Regiment, Lieutenant C. M. Berington.

1907 Married Ethel ?

1908 Mar 8. 5th Worcs. Lt C M Berington resigns his commission "to go abroad"

1911 at Wintercot, Colwall , Near Malvern

1915 Jan 18. Arrives in UK from Halifax, Canada with his wife Ethel. He is a "soldier" , travels 2nd class. On SS Franconia.

1915 May 27 Landed in France.

1915 Aug 14 Invalided back to UK with Shell Shock

1916 Oct 6. Worc. R.—Capt. C. M. Berington to be temp. Maj.

1916 Oct 27. Worc. R.—Capt. C. M. Berington relinquishes the rank of temp. Maj., and is seed for duty with a Garr. Bn.

1916 Oct 27. R. Berks. R. Capt. C. M. Berington (Worc. R., Spec.) is apptd. to a Bn. retaining his Army seniority.

1916 Dec 22. Worc. R.—Capt. C. M. Berington is restd. to the estabt.

1917 Jan 23. Worc. R.—Capt. C. M. Berington to be temp. Maj.

1919 Aug 1. 6th Worc. R.—Capt,. C. M. Berington relinquishes the temp, rank of Maj.

1919 Aug 115. Recovering from Gonorrhoea

1920 Aug 6. 6th Worc.R.— Capt. C. M. Berington resigns his commission , and is granted the rank of Maj.

1920 Nov 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 1096. Posted K Coy

1920 Dec 11. In K Company when the burning of Cork and the grenade attack on K Coy tender took place at Dillons Cross. He was wounded and later sought compensation and received £2500 for his wounds. Admitted Military Hospital Cork

1921 Mar 26 Posted to Depot

1921 Jul 17 Discharged Cork Military Hospital

1921 Jul 18 to 14 Oct 1921 on Medical Leave

1921 Oct 20. Left ADRIC - discharged medically unfit from wounds at Dillons Cross.

1925 Apr 9. Questions asked in Parliament over his compensation

1927 Mar 22. Notice is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Charles Michael Berington and William Arthur Hollins, carrying on business as Wood Merchants, Sawyers, and Timber Fallers, at Mount Edgecumbe, Malvern Wells, in the county of Worcester, under the style or firm of Major C M Berington has been dissolved by mutual consent. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Charles Michael Berington

1939 Register. He is Retired & of Private Means. Living with wife Mary at 10 Sunnymead , Shepton Mallet R.D., Somerset

1946 Jul 13 . Died Bath Somerset

1951 Feb 7. Ethel Berington, wife of late Major Charles Berington, died Shepton Mallet, Somerset.

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