Capt. Ephraim Patchett QSA

1882 Jan 17. Born Burnley, Lancs

1898 Sep 8 Attested to the Militia. He is a collier

1899 Jul 25. Attests to KO Scottish Borderers for 3 years plus 9 in Reserve

1900 Apr 19. Posted to South Africa

1901 Feb 26 Posted back to UK

1901 census at 21, Bar Street, Burnley. He is a L/Cpl in KO Scottish Borderers

1902 Jan 9 Posted to South Africa

1903 Feb 17. Posted to UK

1903 Oct 21. married in Burnley to Elizabeth Wakeman

1904 Nov 8. Attests to Scots Guards

1905 May 29 Discharged from Scots Guards as medically unfit

1911 census at 11a Temple St Burnley

1914 Aug 12. Attests to E Lancs Regt. He is a coal miner

1914 Aug 21. Promoted RQMS

1915 Aug 14. Landed in Gallipoli

1916 Feb 13. Posted to Basra

1916 May 13 writes home

1916 Aug 12 Another letter published

1916 Sep 2. Sends stamps to Burnley's Mayor

1918 Nov 1. Commissioned in Indian Army "for employment with Labour Directorate"

1921 Mar 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 1812. Posted to P Coy

1921 May 10. Permitted to resign

1939 Living at 67 Model Village, Clowne, Derbyshire. He is a Coal Miner

1957 Jul/Sep Died Chesterfield, aged 75

 

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