Edward William Carpenter, R Scots Fus

The name is too common to get anywhere for certain, but one can be reasonably certain that it is this man as 1911 census puts him within 2 miles of MIC address. His trade and age would equate to his final rank.

1879 Mar 10 , born, New Cross, Deptford

1881 census at 3, Woodpecker Rd, St Paul Deptford

1891 census at 6, Woodpecker Road, St Paul Deptford

1901 census I cannot find him.

1902 Aug 11. Married Alice Tomlin

1911 census at 14 Tuskar St E Greenwich

1916 Mar 14. Infantry. The undermentioned to be temporary Quartermasters, with the honorary rank of Lieutenant: — Edward William Carpenter

1919 Jul 13. Infantry.—The undermentioned temp. Qrmrs. relinquish their commissions on completion of service and retain their rank: Capts.:— E. W. Carpenter.

1921 Jun 12. Joined ADRIC with Service no 1954. Posted to Depot Coy

1922 Jan. He appears to have served until demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jan 25. Reserve of Officers. The undermentioned late temp. Qrmrs.& Capts. to be Qrmrs, with, the rank of Capt.

1939 Register Living at 29 Foxberry Road , Deptford, London. He is a Theatre Manager with wife Cecilia. He gives "ex-colour segt, Royal Scots"

1962 Jun 8. Died Lewisham aged 83 (same address in 1939)

 

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