T/Cadet Herbert Hinchcliffe was tried for the murder of James Murphy on Feb 9 1921with W L King
1899 Jan 15. Born at Aldershot, the son of a Charles Hinchcliffe, an enlisted man in West Yorks Regt
1911 census His father was Sgt Major Charles Hinchcliffe, born Warrington Lancs 1872. Infantry Barracks, Fulford Rd, York. Depot West Yorks Regt. His mother is Mrs Annie Hinchcliffe
1916 Sep 25 Bank Clerk Nat & Prov Bank, York
1917 Jun 1. Leaves bank job, presumably to enlist
Served as a Private in the 85th Training Battalion Reserve
1918 Feb 17. Promoted TPFO (which seems to be Temp. Probationary Flying Officer) and stationed at Greenwich College
1918 May4. Posted to Eastchurch
1918 Sep 24. Commissioned 2nd Lt (Observation Officer). And served in England and France
1919 Oct 9 To unemployed list
1920 Sep 21. Joined ADRIC with service no 608. In F Company
1921 Feb 9 Involved in Drumcondra murders .
1921 Apr 15. Acquitted of murder.
1921 Feb 13 to 16 Apr . He was suspended while the court case progressed.
1921 May 21. Posted to Z Coy
1921 Aug 19 Posted to Depot
1921 Aug 31. "permitted to resign on disciplinary grounds"
He went on to India and Ghana as a banker and died in the 70s. He appears to have spent 26 years in India, then moved to Ghana in 1960 as Managing Director of Ghana Commercial Bank.
Hinchcliffe in 1960 and in 1918
1937 Dec 11. Arrives in UK from Bombay. A banker in India, UK address Fisherwick Cottage, Newcastle, Co Down. He travels with his wife Mrs J (1 year older then him) and 2 children Master J aged 4 and Master P aged 6 months.
1938 Jun 25. A banker living in India, he travels from UK to Bombay. Travels alone. UK address is Fisherwick Cottage, Newcastle, Co Down.
1948 Dec 28. He and his wife Jeannie (she is a doctor) arrive in UK from Bombay. He is a banker
1953 Dec 3. Travels as Herbert Peter Hinchcliffe. Leaves UK for Gold Coast. He is an Admin Officer and UK address is Ulster Club, Belfast.
1959 Nov 26 He left UK for Gold Coast (manifest gives correct date of birth). His UK address is Fisherwick Cottage, Newcastle, Co Down. He travels with his wife Jeannie. He is a Company Managing Director. A 1959 advert for the Ghana Commercial Bank shows him to be Managing Director.
1966 Jan 1 to 1969 Jan 1 He was a Director of Ghana Commercial Bank
He died apparently in the 1970. It may have been in Northern Ireland (I cannot get a death anywhere else)