Silas Henry Heard

   

1886 Jul 24. Born , Torrington, Devon

1891 census at Village, Beaford

1901 census at Village, Beaford

1905 Aug 28 Enlists in RFA. He was a Blacksmith

1907 Jun 8 Appointed a Shoeing Smith

1908 Aug 28. Transferred to Reserve after 3 years in Colours.

1910 Apr/Jun Married in Torrington, Devon to Miriam Grace Goss.

1911 census at The George & Dragon, Fore St, Ilfracombe

1914 Aug 3. Mobilised.

1914 Sep 28 His wife died.

1915 Jan 5. Discharged "no longer physically fit for War Service"

1915 Jan 19. Licence of George & Dragon transferred from Silas Henry Heard to Frederick Norman.

1917 Jun 27. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.).Devon. R.— Silas Henry Heard.

1918 Dec 27. Devon Reg. , Temp. 2nd. Lt. S. H. Heard to be temp. Lt., 27 Dec. 1918, with precedence next below T. H. Haine.

1920 Jul 8 Joined RIC as a Black & Tan

1920 Aug 5. Form 3 transfer from RIC. Posted to A Coy with service no 152

1921 Sep 3. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Oct 3 to 19 Oct. on Leave

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC.

1922 Apr 4. Gazetted out. Devon.R. Temp. Lts., and retain the rank of Lt.: — S. H. Heard.

1937 Oct/Dec Died Aldershot. Aged 51

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