Midshipman Philip Eric Petterson RNR


1901 May 27. Born Macclesfield, Cheshire. Son of Albert Eric E Petterson and Ethel Marion Dale. 1901 census shows his mother staying with her parents, no sign of his father. The father was in London, a Seaman. The parents married in Poplar in 1900. I think that the father died at sea in 1907

I cannot get him in 1911 census

1914 Sep Admitted to School in Liverpool. His mother is Mrs Pope of Barclay's Bank House, Church Stretton, Shropshire (Ethel M Petterson married George A Pope in 1914)

1917 Apr 5 . Commissioned Midshipman in RNR

1919 May 5 Demobbed

1921 Jun 23 Joined ADRIC with service no 2074. Posted to D Coy

1921 Oct 17. Posted to A Coy

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jun 5. In court

1922 Aug 3. Leaves UK for Australia. A Farm Worker of Church St, Shropshire.

At some point enlists in Australian ArmyA9301: RAAF, NCOs and Other Ranks

1930 May 7. Arrives in UK from Australia. Intends living in UK

1939 Register He is living at 188 New Kent Road , Southwark, London, He is a Checker Clerk at an Icecream Co.

1945 Apr/Jun Married in London to Irene V Coney

1978 Sep Died Ealing, Middlesex aged 77