Walter Archer Farndon, Connaught Rangers

1884 Aug 1. Born Rugby, Warwickshire

1891 census at 13, Arnold Street, Rugby

1901 census at Lower Hillmorton Road, Rugby

1909 Apr/Jun Married in Gloucester to Catherine Rosina Eatock

1910 Sep 27 Coal Business with his father

1911 census at Rose Villa Cromwell Road Rugby

1915 Feb 9 . Enlisted in Dorset Regt

1916 Sep 5. Connaught Rangers. From Officer Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts. Walter Archer Farndon

1918 Mar 5. Promoted to Lt with Connaught Rangers

1919 May 16. Disembodied

1920 Jan 13. 4th Connaught Rangers. Lt . W. A. Farndon relinquishes his commn.

1920 Jan 14. Specially re-enlisted for cost accounting duties with Dorsetshire Regt. Came in as Sergeant, and served for 292 days

1920 Oct 4. Discharged from Dorsetshire Regt

1920 Oct 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 723. Posted to A Coy

1921 Mar 31. "Resignation Accepted"

1923 Apr 20. Cleared on a theft charge

1939 Register. At 12 Milton Road , Cowes, Isle of Wight. Air Raid Warden

1947 Jan/Mar Died Bournemouth aged 62

ADRIC

WO 339/58570