1883 Aug 8. Born Pembroke, Pembrokeshire. His father is a Sgt Major in Royal Artillery
1891 census at Hubberston Fort, Hubberston, Pembroke. His father was a Sgt Major in Royal Artillery the army
1901 census A trumpeter age 17 in RHA at The Camps Shrapnel Barracks and Royal Horse Infirmary
1911 census A. Sgt in Sergeant, 123rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery at Kildare Barracks in Ireland
1915 Jun 15 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RFA
1917 Jun 26. RFA. The undermentioned to be temp. Lts.: — 2nd Lt. R. M. Durant.
1920 Oct 17. RFA. The undermentioned Lts. are placed on the h.p. list. Lt. R. M. Durant.
1920 Nov 10 . The undermentioned Lts. h.p. list retire on ret. pay - R M Durant
1920 Dec 20 . Joined ADRIC with service no 1280. Posted to G Coy
1921 Mar 9. Promoted Section Leader.
1921 Apr 14 Admitted Hospital
1921 Apr 21 Discharged Hospital
1921 Nov 24 Suspended
1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1927 Apr 18. Married in Kingston. Surrey to Violet Bevis. He is a Clerk
1933 Aug 17. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off.: — Lt. R. M. Durant.
1939 Register. Living with wife Violet D at Ingleneuk Whincroft,Ivy Lane , Woking . He is a retired RA Lt.
1961 Sept 12. Died Woking, Surrey