Major Adrian Hulse

Belfast Telegraph, 28 Jan 1915. Capt Adrian Hulse

1882 Feb 26. Born Kensington, London

1891 census at Ragged Schools, Vine Street, St Andrew Holborn Above The Bars And St George The, Holborn. His mother is Matron

1901 Feb 11. Enlisted in Imperial Yeomanry.

1901 Mar 8. Posted to South Africa. Boer War. In the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry. 34026 Trooper Adrian Hulse in 57 Company (Buckinghamshire) 15 battalion Imperial Yeomanry. The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902

1902 Aug 2. Posted Back UK

1902 Aug 9. Leaves Imperial Yeomanry

1903-11 In the South African Police.

1911 Mar 11 Arrives UK from South Africa on SS Kinfauns Castle . He is traveling 3rd Class and his profession is given as "Police"

1911 census at 10 Alexandra Road Sydenham S E. "Late Cape Mounted Rifles"

1912-1914 Malay States Volunteer Rifles. He was working for Morgan's Agency who were Rubber and Produce Brokers in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Kuala Sengalor

1914 Sep 19. He left Kuala Lumpur for UK at his own expense "Mr. Adrian Hulse leaves the F.M.S. for home on Saturday next to rejoin his regiment with a view to proceeding to the front" Initially posted to 16th Royal Irish Rifles

1914 Nov 2. Royal Irish Rifles. 16th Battalion (2nd County Down) As Captain— A. Hulse. Dated 2nd November, 1914.

1915 Jan 8. Posted to B Squadron 8th Inniskilling Dragoons from the 16th Royal Irish Rifles. Capt A Hulse

Officers and NCOs of the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons (Service Squadron), raised in Ireland in the first months of the war. Many of these men went on to serve in the 2nd Regiment North Irish Horse, which was formed by the combination of this Squadron and C and F Squadrons of the NIH in June 1916.

1915 Oct 5. The Squadron embarked for France.

1915 Oct 12. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary "Olincourt. Weather fine. Inspection of the Squadron by the Divisional Commander Ulster Division. Captain Hulse and Sergeant Quinn left to attend a bombing class."

1915 Oct 17. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary Olincourt. Weather fine. Captain Hulse and Sergeant Quinn returned after the course of bombing.

1915 Oct 20. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary Olincourt. Weather wet. Eight men per troop selected as bombers under the instruction of Captain Hulse.

1915 Dec 20. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary Ref Map Amiens 1.80,000. 9.30. Bombing under Captain Hulse at Pontremy. Weather wet.

1915 Dec 23. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary. 8.45. Horses exercised under Captain Hulse. Distance covered this day 20 miles. Weather fair.

1915 Dec 26. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary. Church of England Parade under Captain Hulse at 10.15am. Weather stormy.

1916 Jan 3. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary. 9am. Squadron Parade in full marching order with transport. The Squadron will march under Captain Hulse to their billets in new area. Weather fine.

1916 Jan 5. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary. Horses of No.3 and 4 Troops malleined. Inspection of all horses by Veterinary Officer. 10.30. Bombing under Captain Hulse. 2pm. Football. Weather fine

1916 Jan 23. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary. Ref Map Amiens 1.80,000. 8am. Divine Service Parade under Captain Hulse for Service at Berneuil at 8.45am. His Grace the Archbishop of Armagh conducted the Service. Weather fine

1916 Jan 31. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary. Captain Chamberlayne proceeded on leave to England and Captain Hulse assumed command of the Squadron. Captain Chamberlayne gazetted as temporary Major whilst commanding the Service Squadron 6th Inniskilling Dragoons. 8.30. Horses exercised. Signalling for Squadron Signallers. The rear party at Famechon, having completed their duties, rejoined the Squadron today. Weather fine.

1916 Jul 13. Major Chamberlayne has received orders to proceed as Second-in-Command to the 11th Battalion Border Regiment. He handed over duties as Squadron Leader to Captain A Hulse

1916 Jun 27. 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in France War Diary. 9am. Nos 2 & 4 troops under Captain Hulse moved from Toutencourt to Forceville.

1916 Oct 16. Straits Times reports "Mr Adrian Hulse of Messers Morgan's Agency who is now a Captain in the Inniskilling Dragoons has been wounded"

1916 Oct 30. Innis. Dns. Serv. Squadron. Temp. Capt. A. Hulse to be temp. Maj.

1916 Nov 2. Royal Irish Fusiliers To be Temp Capt

1916 Dec 9. Routine work. Signallers paraded mounted. The usual trench digging party was in charge of Captain Hulse.

1916 Dec 27, Frosty. Routine work. Usual digging party under Captain Hulse. Regimental Signallers paraded for signalling exercise.

1917 Jan 4. 11am. Fine. Routine work. Captain Hulse was in charge of working party which was shelled but no casualties occurred.

1917 Feb 2. Clear and frosty. Routine work. Captain Hulse was in command of trench digging party and reports all quiet.

1917 Feb 13, Frosty. Routine work. Captain Hulse was in command of usual trench party.

1917 Mar 22. Boeschepe. 10am. Snowing. Routine work. Trench digging party under Captain Hulse. All quiet

1917 Jul 7. 6pm. Fine. Routine. Captain Hulse rejoined the Regiment today.

1917 Sep 27. A Medical board reports he is "somewhat fat and finds physical training difficult"

1917 Oct 6. 9th Royal Irish Fusiliers War Diary. Ruyaulcourt. Very wet day until late in afternoon and all parades had to be cancelled. Captain Hulse reported for duty.

1917 Oct 12. 9th Royal Irish Fusiliers War Diary Havrincourt Wood. Quiet day. The Divisional Commander and Brigadier visited Headquarters. Captain A Hulse detailed as member of Court Martial today at Neuville.

1918 Apr 21. R. Innis. Fus. T'emp. Capt. A. Hulse (R. Ir. Fus.) to be actg. Maj. while 2nd in comd. of a Bn.

1918 May 23. R. Innis. Fus. Temp. Capt. A. Hulse (R. Ir. Fus.) relinquishes the actg. rank of Maj. on ceasing to be 2nd in comd. of a Bn.

1918 Oct 26. Temp. Capt. A. Hulse, Serv. Bn., R. Ir. Fus., to be actg. Maj. whilst serving as Maj. on Hd.Qrs. of a Bn.

1918 Nov 8. R. Ir. Fus. Temp. Capt. A. Hulse to be actg. Maj. while 2nd in comd. of a Bn., R. Innis. Fus.

1918 Dec 15.R. Ir. Fus. Temp. Capt. (actg. Maj.).A. Hulse to be. temp. Maj.

1919 Jan Influenza in France

1919 Mar 24. Admitted to London hospital with post influenza debility

1919 Apr/Jun Married Mary A Papps at Eastbourne There were 3 children, Joan b1920, Brian b1922 and Joyce b1925.

1919 Apr 30. Demobilised

1919 Sep 4. Belgian Croix de Guerre gazetted. Temporary Major Adrian Hulse, 9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (attached 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers).

1920 Oct 22. Royal . Ir. Fus. Temp. Maj. A. Hulse relinquishes his commission on completion of service and retains the rank of Maj.

1921 Jan 19. Joins ADRIC service no. 1573. He was about 5ft 6 inches and weighed about 15 stone. Note on file says attached to F Coy. He had been given an immediate DI1 grading

1921 Jan 27. Posted to O Coy Relinquished command O Coy 17 Feb 1921

1921 Feb 17. Posted to C Coy as Coy Commander

1921 Apr 19 Accidently shot by T/C GF Ring during a raid. He went to hospital, and was ineffective until 22 Sep when he was posted to A Coy as Coy commander

1921 May 28. Discharged Hospital. Then Medical Leave 30 May to 31 Aug 1921.

1921 May 28 Posted to S Coy. Company Commander (odd in that he was in hospital - I think that when a man was accidently wounded by another ADRIC man, then he was given a post to enable him to get full pay)

1921 Sep 22. Posted to A Coy. Company Commander

1922 Jan 16. A Coy leave Woodstock House. The quit notice was signed by the Company Commander A Hulse

1922 Jan 30. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC.

1932 Feb 26. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off.: R. Ir. Fus.—Maj. A. Hulse.

1939 Census Living at 6 Union Street , Bedford M.B., Bedfordshire. With wife Mary A. He is a Temporary Clerk at RAF Cardington!

1952 Dec Engagement announced of Joice, only daughter of Major & Mrs Adrian Hulse of Union St Bedford

1964 Oct/Dec Died Leicester

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