Theodore Merz Gatheral, RFA

1884 Jun 28.. born Durham

1891 census at Hebburn, Hedworth Monkton and Jarrow, Durham

1901 census at 174, Soho Hill, Handsworth

1911 census at Hansworth, Staffs

1914 Apr 2. Legal Case

1915 Apr 14. 2nd Northumbrian Brigade; the undermentioned to be Second Lieutenants: — Theodore Merz Gatheral.

1915 Oct 9. Landed in France

1916 Dec 21. RFA. 2nd Lt. T. M. Gatheral to be acting Capt.

1917 Feb 26. The undermentioned to be acting Capts. whilst empld. as 2nd in Command of Batteries. 2nd Lt. T. M. Gatheral, from 26th Feb. to 5th Mar. 1917.

1917 Jul 11. RFA. To be Lt, 2nd Lt. T. M. Gatheral, with precedence as from 1st June 1916.

1918 May 13 Prisoner of War

1918 Dec 31, repatriated to UK

1921 Jan 23. Joined ADRIC with service no 1590. Posted to O Coy

1921 Feb 13 Posted to N Coy

1921 Dec 6. Gazetted out Lt G M Gatheral, 2nd Northerm Brigade RFA

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1938 Married in Birmingham to LILIAN I FRACKENPOHL

1939 Register. Living at 6 Yateley Avenue , Birmingham with wife Lilian F. He is a Pitman Traveller (I assume a rep for this company)

1940 Jul. Fined for a breach of lighting regulations

1942 Apr/Jun Died Birmingham.

 

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