Horace Ambrose Peyton Bruhl

Photo taken 30 Dec 1914

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1891 Born Isle of Man

1891 census at 3, Cranworth Villas, Dymoke Road, Hornchurch

1901 census Avenue Road, Hornchurch

1911 census I cannot find him

H A P Bruhl attended Brentwood School, Essex, and King’s College, London. He enlisted initially with the University and Public Schools Men’s Force – 18th – 21st Royal Fusiliers – as a Private before gaining his commission in Royal West Surrey Regiment. Unlikely to have served with 20th R.F. which was not disbanded but decimated at High Wood in July 1916.

1915 Jan/Mar . Married Carmen S Summers. They had 5 children between 1917 and 1932

1916 Jan 20. The undermentioned cadets and ex-cadets, Officers Training Corps, to be temporary Second Lieutenants (on probation): —The Queen's (Royal W Surrey Regiment). Horace Ambrose Peyton Bruhl.

1917 Jul 20. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts.: — R. W. Surrey. Reg.- H. A. P. Bruhl.

1919 Feb 7. R.W. Surr. R. Temp. Lt. H. A. P. Bruhl relinquishes his commission on account of ill-health contracted on active service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Jul 2. Co-operative Cars Ltd. Take notice, that a Meeting of creditors in the above Matter will be held at the office of Messrs. A. E. Hamlin and Co., Solicitors, at 147, Oxford-street, in the county of London, on Monday, the twelfth day of July, 1920, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon.—Dated this 2nd day of July, 1920. H. A. PEYTON BRUHL, Liquidator

1920 Dec 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1345. Posted M Coy

1921 Feb 2. A number of auxiliaries were killed at Ballinlee, Granard, Longford. A large IRA party ambushed 2 Crossley Tenders with Auxiliaries. 4 of the Auxiliaries died in the ambush. He attends the funeral of T/Cadet Houghton in Cheltenham "Among the mourners, the young widow was a pathetic figure. The Cheltenham relatives attending were..... Behind the relatives came three officers of the deceased's Company, "M" Co., Auxiliary Division, R.I.C. - Major D.H. Pegler, R.A.; Capt. H.A. Paton-Bruhl, Queen's Regiment; and Capt. C.H. Maddox, Welsh Regiment and R.F.C."

Fined £1-1-0 by Coy Commander

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1935 Motor accident

1950 Oct/Dec, married Marjorie M Godfree at Southend

1965 Apr/Jun Died Rochford, Essex

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