Lt Leonard Charles Norrington MC, MM . Royal Fus.

1890 Apr 5. Born London, England

1891 census at 19 Mark Lane, London

1901 census at 28 Haggard Rd, London

1911 census at 9 Heathfield North, Twickenham, Middlesex

1912 Jan 23. Marriage in Twickenham to Mary Emma Marritt

1916 Aug 15 Lands in France

1917 Mar 28 MM gazetted

1917 Sep 1. Presumed date of commission

1919 Mar 1. L. C. Norrington (17th Bn.). , Promoted Lt

1919 Jul 30 Citation for MC gazetted. 2nd Lt. Leonard Charles Norrington, M.M., R. Fus., attd. 17th Bn. For conspicuous gallantry and fine leader- ship on October 8th, 1918, at Forenville. He was in command of one of the leading companies in a night attack on a village, and led his company with the utmost dash and skill, capturing the village and establishing himself on the east side. He then found that some of the enemy were behind him and personally led a bombing attack on them, killing several and capturing the remainder. He did fine work

1920 May 21. R Fus. Temp. Lt. L. C. Norrington, M.C., M.M., relinquishes his commission on completion, of service, and retains the rank of Lt

1920 Aug 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 355. Posted to D Coy

1920 Nov 13. Posted to RIC as a Permanent Cadet

1921 Dec 8. Posted to Gormanston Camp as DI3

1922 May 20 Pensioned from RIC

1927 Oct 5. A noisy neighbour.

1936 Electoral Register Living with wife May Emma at 146 Whitton Rd, Twickenham. He has moved out by 1939, but she carried on living there. She died in 1982

1939 Register Living at Kildore Tyning Road , Bath C.B., Somerset with "wife" Gabrielle. He is a Manager at a Turf Commission Agent (ie Bookies)

1940 Jul 16. Somerset L.I. Lt. Leonard Charles NORRINGTON, M.C., M.M. (80957) to be Lt.

1945 Aug 31. Transferred, Royal Army Service Corps (for service with Expeditionary Force Institutes). Served with occupation forces in Hamburg, Germany

1947 Feb 28. War Subs. Capt. L. C. NORRINGTON, M.C., M.M. (80957), relinquishes his commn., and is granted the hon. rank of Maj

1964 May 15 Died