Gordon Hill Boddington, Cheshire Regt

1886 Jan 12. Born Altrincham, Cheshire

1891 census at Ashlands, Wardle Road, Sale

1901 census at 31, North Drive, St Annes On The Sea, St Anne's On The Sea

1903 Apr/Jun married at Chorlton, Lancs to Ethel Foster or Elizabeth Howard

1911 census at 18 Kings Gardens West End Lane Kilburn N W

1914 Aug 4. Bankrupt

1915 Apr 3. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants. Gordon Hill Boddington

1915 Apr 3. The undermentioned are transferred from Reserve to Regular Battalions, as temporary Officers, with dates of seniority as shown against their names . The Cheshire Regiment. Second Lieutenants— G. H. Boddington

1915 Sep. Landed in France

1917 Jul 1. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts.: — Ches. R.—G. H. Boddington.

1920 Sep 10. Joined the ADRIC with service no. 537. Posted to E Coy

1920 Nov 10 Promoted Section Leader

1921 Jun 6. Struck off strength on being posted to RIC Transport Division.

1922 Jan 1. Territorial Army 4/5th Bn., Cheshire B.—The undermentioned officers are appointed to the unit, and retain their rank and precedence. Lt G H Boddington

1922 Jan 27. Discharged from Gormanstown

1936 Feb 1, Territorial Reserve of Officers. 4th/ 5th Bn. Cheshire R.—Lt. G. H. Boddington having attained the age limit relinquishes his commn. and retains his rank.

1939 Living in 63 Bincote Road , Enfield U.D., Middlesex, He is a Civil Servant, at Ministry of Labour

I do not know if this is him. G H Boddington Papers at Imperial War Museum. Ms diary kept whilst a prisoner of war at Changi (February - November 1942), Bandoeng (November - December 1942), Chungkai (December 1942 - August 1943), Nakompaton (August 1943 - April 1945) and Kanburi (April 1945).

1965 Oct/Dec died at Enfield, Middlesex aged 80.

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