Lt Vivian Nocton, Lincs Regt

1892 Jan 10. Born Hendon, England

1901 census at school, a boarder at a Prep School in Polstead, Suffolk

1911 census at The Hall, Langham, Suffolk

1915 Nov 11. Attested to Canadian Expeditionary Force. Next of Kin, his father William of The Elms, Colchester, Essex (as on MIC). He has served 1 year in Mounties

1917 Dec 18. From Officer Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts. Linc. Regt, Vivian Nocton

1918 May 27. In the Battle of the Aisne 1918 the officer casualties suffered by the 1st and 2nd Lincolnshire were as follows ...The 2nd Battalion had two officers wounded and the following officers missing...2nd Lieutenants V. Nocton. He was in fact taken POW and was repatriated in Jan 1919

1919 Jun 18. 4th Bn., Lincoln Regt.—2nd Lt. V. Nocton to be Lt.

1920 Aug 27. His father became bankrupt. Debtor's Name—Nocton, William; Address—The Elms, Langham, in the county of Essex, and lately carrying on businesses at 39, Great Marlborough-street, London, W.; Court—High Court of Justice in. Bankruptcy; No. of Matter^544 of H916; Date of Order July .30, (1920; 'Nature of Order Made—Bankrupt's discharge suspended for 4 years, and that he be discharge as from the 30 July, 1924; Grounds named in Order for refusing an absolute Order of Discharge . Proof of Facts mentioned in Section 26, sub-section 3 (A. and F.), Bankruptcy Act, 1914, and had been guilty of misconduct as specified in the order

1920 Sep 21. Joined ADRIC with service no 609. Posted to F Coy

1921 Feb 22 to 8 Mar on Leave

Fined £2 by Coy Commander

1921 Apr 21 to 26 Apr on Leave

1922 Jan 17 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Married in Epsom to Ida A Sharp

1939 Register. He was a Daily Express Newspaper Canvasser living at Bredon Road , Lambeth,

1940 Jan 29. The undermentioned to be 2nd Lts.: Vivian Nocton (118040), late Lt., Lincoln R.

1941 Jun 4. Pioneer Corps. The undermentioned War Subs. Lts. to be War Subs. Lts. retaining their present seniority: — V. Nocton (118040), from. R.E.

1968 Oct/Dec Chelsea aged 76