1888 Apr/Jun . Born Woolwich London
1891 census at 1, Florence Villas, Montague Road, Leyton
1901 census at School House, Wethersfield, Essex
1909 Apr 21. Enlisted as a Sapper in RE for 3 years in Colours. And later extended to 7 Years
1911 Mar 2. Bought himself out for 18 pounds
1911 census at Boys Home Infirmary Standon Eccleshall Staffordshire
1914 Nov 2. Commissioned temp 2nd Lt
1915 Jan 24. Married at St Dunstan in the East London England to Sarah Carrie Salmons by Special Licence
1915 Aug 6. Promoted Lt. George A R Slimming, in Army Cyclist Corps, from 9th East Surrey Regt.
1916 Jun 26 Promoted Lt
1917 Aug 3. The undermentioned to be Adjts . and actg . Capts. , with pay and allowances of Lts. while so empld. : — Temp . Lt. G.A.R. Slimming
1918 Mar 18. Army Cyclist Corps. Temp. Lt. G.A. R. Slimming relinquishes the actg . rank of Capt . on ceasing to be empld . as Adjt.
1918 Sep 7. Transfers to RAF as Lt
RAF Service record
1919 May 8. Transferred to RAF unemployed list
1920 Aug 10. Posted to ? Coy
1921 Aug 6. Joined ADRIC on what looks like a form 3 transfer (given the lack of info, and the fact that it is in a block of form 3 transfers. Joined ADRIC with service no 239. while was allocated incorrectly to the same man but as ADRIC no 158 to George Andrew Riddle
1920 Nov 2. "Resigned at own request"
1924 Teacher registration at Vanbrugh Castle School, funded by RAF benevolent fund. The Fund held that the future of the boys was primarily determined by their own abilities. In reality the school provided a roof, a bed and the institutional care of a superintendent and matron, Captain and Mrs G.A.R. Slimming. The Fund hoped that in due course the boys would join the Royal Air Force and thus furnish the service with a supply of men.
1940 Feb 28. Commissioned into Royal Artillery, 157542 George Andrew Riddle Slimming
1964 Jun. Died Salisbury, Wilts aged 76