Eric Cater Hodgson Conyers, Bedford Regt

1896 Mar 22. Born Hampstead, London. His mother is in 1891 census as "married" but the father is not there.

1901 census at 30, Stanley Street, Bedford Eastern Ward St Paul

1911 census at 19 Clarendon Street Bedford

1917 Apr 26. The undermentioned, from an Officer Cadet Unit, to be 2nd Lts. Bedf. R.—Eric Cater Hodgson Conyers.

1917 Jul Lands in France

1917 Jul 1 . War Diary for 7th Bedfordshire Regt. 10 am Church Parade. 2 pm 2nd Lt.Conyers [Eric Cater Hodgson CONYERS] joined the Battn. & was posted to "D" Coy. Draft of 18 O.R. arrived.

1917 Aug 9. The day proved fine with a good breeze blowing which helped to dry the ground. Officers and NCOs continued to examine the features of the landscape to be attacked over on the following day. In the evening the weather again appeared threatening but blew up fine during the night. Cap H.Driver [Harry DRIVER, DSO, MC] and Cap O.Kingdon [Oliver KINGDON, MC] put out the forming up tapes about 10 PM. At 11 PM the leading platoons of B and C companies began to arrive . After receiving tea and rum the platoons were passed forward with guides to their forming up positions. ..7th (S) Bn.Bedfordshire Regt. Officers to go into Action. ... "D" Company. Capt.J.C.M.Ferguson [John Charles James Moore FERGUSON] O.C.Coy. 2/Lt.G.S.Richards. 2/Lt.E.C.H.Conyers [Eric Cater Hodgson CONYERS].

1917 Aug 10. 7th (S) Bn. Bedfordshire Regt. Casualties:....2/Lt.E.C.H.Conyers [Eric Cater Hodgson CONYERS]

1918 Oct 26. 2nd Lt to be Lt. Beds Regt - E C H Conyers

1920 Oct 18 Joined ADRIC with service no 745. Posted to G Coy

1921 Apr 2. Posted to B Coy

1921 Jul 13 to 2 Aug on Medical Leave

1921 Sep 20 to 3 Oct on Leave

1922 Jan 24. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1931 Oct 31. Marriage to Maisie Constance Julia East

1939 Registry He is a Off Licence Manager living at 56 Station Approach Road , Ramsgate, Kent with wife Maisie

1940 Feb 10 . To be 2nd Lt. :— Lt. Eric Cater Hodgson CONYERS (112735), late Bedfs. and Herts. R.

1947 Nov 1. Short Serv. Commns. The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts.:E. C. H. CONYERS (112735).

1952 Dec 1. The undermentioned Capts. relinquish their commns. on completion of service, and are granted the hon. ranks as shown: — E. C. H. CONYERS (112735) Capt.

1983 Mar Died in Thanet, Kent.

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