Laurence Ford DCM, S Staffs Regt

1887 Oct/Dec. Born Walsall, Staffs

1891 census at lodgings in Cannock, Staffs. East Cannock Gray Building, Hill Street, Hednesford

1901 census working as a servant/errand boy in another household in Staffs

1911 census at 1st Battalion S Staffs Regt, Single. Corporal

1914 Oct 4. Landed in France.

1915 Nov 16 DCM Gazetted. CSM L Ford

1920 Jan 23. Lt L Ford D.C.M, S Staffs Regt retires and gets a gratuity

1921 Mar 22. Joined ADRIC with service no 1847. Posted to G Coy

1921 Apr 14. Posted to Depot.

1921 Apr 16 to 20 May under suspension

1921 May 30 Handed over to an RIC escort to be removed from Mountjoy Gaol. He had been remanded under ROIR act.

1921 May 31. "Dismissed the force for Vile and Indecent (?) behaviour" by the Commandant. His wife Nellie was at 33 Glebe St, Stafford

1925 May 10 Died The Sanitarium, Marlock, Bakewell, Derbyshire Ref 7b, 827, Apr/Jun . Death Cert has his cause of death as "Pulmonary Tuberculosis - 3 years"