Paul Cromwell, Cheshire Regt.

1875 Sep 25 Born Water Lane Leeds, Yorkshire

1881 census at 4, P House, Kendell Place, Low Rd, Hunslet

1891 census 4, Kendall Place, Hunslet, Leeds

1895 May 7 Enlisted in West Yorks Regt at Leeds. Pension Record on Ancestry and WO 372/5/97900

1896 Oct 4. Posted to Hong Kong

1897 May 7. Appointed L/Cpl

1898 Jan 1. Posted to Singapore.

1899 Jan 29 Posted to East Indies

1901 Aug 16. Promoted Cpl

1902 May 8. Posted back to UK

1904 Jul 29 . Married at Fareham, Hants to Mabel Mary Hawkins. Children born 1907, 1910 and 1912

1906 Apr 1. Promoted Sgt

1911 census at 8a Married Quarters Elson Gosport

1914 Nov 2. Promoted Colour Sgt.

1915 Jul 16. Promoted WOII, CSM

1916 Jan 30 Posted to France

1916 Apr 26. Granted leave to England

1916 Jun 12. To front from leave in England

1916 Aug 25. Wounded but remained on duty

1916 Oct 8. Appointed A/RSM

1917 Feb 4. Granted leave to England

1917 Dec 6. Granted 14 days leave to England

1917 Dec 20 Relinquished Acting Rank of RSM on amalgamation of battalions

1918 Jan 15. Classified medically B2

1918 Feb 16. Appointed A/RSM

1918 Nov 1. Commissioned . The undermentioned to be temp. Qr.- Mrs., with the rank of Lt.: — Paul Cromwell.

1920 Nov 17 Joined ADRIC with service no 1065. Posted to I Coy. Wife at Devonia, Gosport Rd, Fareham, Hants

1921 Apr 1. Temp. Qrmr. & Lt. P. Cromwell relinquishes his commission on completion of service.

1921 Jun 22 to 5 Jul on Leave

1921 Jul 29 to 11 Aug on Leave

1921 Nov 23 to 6 Dec on Leave

1922 Jan 18 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register He is living with wife Mabel M at 8 Council Cottages Mill Lane , Midhurst R.D., Sussex,. He is a School Porter

He served in the Home Guard in WWII as a major.

1947 Feb 17. Died Midhurst, Sussex aged 71.

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