Major Henry Horton Covell, QSA, Liverpool Regt

1873 born Lewisham

1873 Jul 15 baptised son of James George and Emma Marion Covell. His father is a meat salesman

1881 census at Laurel Cottage, West Wickham, Kent. His parents are not at home.

1891 census at 2 Streatham Row, High Rd, Streatham. He is living with his brother-in-law as a butcher's assistant

1899 Nov 1. He was on the Nominal Roll of 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry who left Pinkenbar Wharf, Brisbane for South Africa. Service no. 38, Cpl H H Covell

1902 Mar 12 . Appointed temp Lt H H Horton, gent, late Corporal NSW Lancers.

1902 Apr/Jun Married Holborn to Georgina Johnson Cox

1902 Sep 24 Leaves CapeTown on SS Manchester Merchant to return to UK from Boer War.

1902 Nov 18. Lieutenant H. H. Covell relinquishes his Commission.

1905 Jun 28. The only child was born. Dorothy Irene Covell

1911 census at 2 Cranley Buildings, Brookes Market, Holborn E C. He is a meat salesman

1913 Jul 6. Divorce Court File: . Appellant: Henry Horton Covell. Respondent: Georgina Johnson Covell. Type: Husband's petition for divorce on the grounds of his wife's adultery. The petition is granted, and he gets his decree.

1915 Jan 12 . 11th The King's (Liverpool Regiment), Henry Horton Covell to be temporary Lieutenant.

1915 Sep 25. Temp Lt H H Covell from Liverpool Regt to be Temp Capt.

1915 Aug 30. 1/9 Kings Liverpool War Diary Lieut. G.H.W.L. BROWN and Lieut. H.H. COVELL, both of 16th Bn. "THE KING'S" joined the battalion for duty.

1916 Mar 23. 1/9 Kings Liverpool War Diary Lt. Col. F.W. RAMSAY, DSO relinquished command of battalion in order to take over command of 48th Infantry Brigade. Captain H.H. COVELL assumed command of battalion.

1918 Jun 26. Labour Corps. The undermentioned temp. Capts. to be temp. Majs. : H. H. Covell.

1920 Mar 24. Labour Corps. Temp. Maj. H. H. Covell relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Maj.

1920 Jul 30 Joined ADRIC with service no 29 .

1920 Oct 15. Discharged Medically unfit

1922 Jan 25 to 30 Jan 1922 He was in the Fulham Road Workhouse in Westminster. Ex-Army Officer. Quite bizarre, but certainly him.

1927 Nov 14, Married Thomas Rawdon Chattock , aged 26 years, bachelor, Naval Officer, HMS Conquest, the son of Herbert Edwin Chattock, to Dorothy Irene Covell, aged 22 years, spinster, the daughter of Henry Horton Covell

1933 Apr/Jun Died Maidstone, Kent age 61