Basil Richard Chappell Newberry DCLI

1899 Apr 4. Born Devon

1901 census at London Hotel, Chapel Street, Withycombe Rawleigh, Exmouth

1911 census at 1 Avenue Terrace Paignton. His mother has remarried.

1917 Mar 1. DCLI. Cadet Basil Richard Chappell Newberry to be temp. 2nd Lt. .(attd.).

1918 Sep 1. D. of Corn. L.I.—B. R. C. Newberry. Promoted Lt

1920 Aug 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 350. Posted to D Coy

1921 Jun 24. Struck off ADRIC strength when transfers as a Permanent Cadet to RIC

1921 Jul 1. Posted as DI3 to Clifden, Galway

1922 May 15 Discharged on a pension at the disbandment of RIC

1922 Jul/Sep Married in Totnes, Devon to Muriel K Venner

1922 Sep 1. Leaves UK for the West Indies. He is a Planter. His wife Kathleen M Newberry travelled with him. They travel 1st Class. His MIC shows he was in Nevis

1925 Apr 7. Arrives in UK from St Kitts. Travels 1st class with wife and child (Child June, no Christian name for wife)

1932 Sep 8. Lt. B. R. C. Newberry (late Serv. Bns., D.C.L.I.), relinquishes the rank of Lt., on enlistment into the ranks of the T.A.

1939 Register Living at 41 Redburn Road , Paignton U.D., Devon, with wife Muriel K Newberry

1940 Aug 7. C.S.M. Basil Richard Chappell NEWBERRY (142080), Devon R., to be Lt.

1947 Nov 1. Short Service Commission. The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts.:— B. R. C. NEWBERRY (142080)

1949 May 24. Died. The executor looks like his (ex) wife who re-married in 1952


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