1898 Jun 15. Born Madras, India. Son of Herbert Norman Macbeth who was a Manager for Messrs Misquith & Co
1901 census at 37 Carden Place, Aberdeen. His father is a Pianoforte Factory Manager
1913 Jul 24. The Trustees of the Late MR. JAMES MACBETH, Pianoforte Maker and Music Seller in Aberdeen, have disposed of the whole Business carried on by the deceased at 181 Union Street, Aberdeen, to his son, Mr. Herbert Norman Macbeth, who has been associated with the Business for 22 years, and has, since his father's death, acted as Manager on behalf of the Trustees. The Business has been transferred to Mr. H. N. Macbeth as from 24th July 1913.
1917 Aug 29 Commissioned 2nd Lt in IARO.
1918 Sep 26. IARO. 2nd Lieuts. to be temp. Capts. (with pay and allcs. as for, Lieut) C J S MacBeth
1920 Aug 10. Joined ADRIC with service no 178. Posted to Depot Coy
1920 Aug 28. Resigned ADRIC to be recommissioned in Indian Army
1920 Oct 19. Re-joined with service no 1025. Posted to K Coy
1921 Mar 19. Struck off as a Deserter.
1922 May 1. Gazetted out IARO with rank of Lt
1935 Apr 5. Ministry of Transport: Clerk, Special Class, Charles James Savory Macbeth
1962 Died Aberdeen