Capt Lockhart Provo Stephens MC, RASC

1892 Oct 6. Born Havant, Hants

1901 census at 1, North Street, Warblington, Emsworth, Hants

1911 census at White House North Street Emsworth

1913 Apr 4. Leaves UK for Canada

1913 Oct 13 Engagement announced

1915 Mar 19. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1917 Apr 15. Promoted Lt.

1917 Jun 16. Attached to Dorset Regt.

1919 Aug 1. MC Citation Gazetted. battalion . T./Lt. Lockhart Provo Stephens, Dorset R..attd. 32nd Divl. Provost Staff. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the operations for the capture of the Hindenburg Line, while in charge of the traffi control of the bridges on the canal at Bellenglise. On the afternoon and night of September 29th 1918, the bridges were constantly shelled, and he showed great coolness and ability in controlling the traffic. Again on the night of October 3rd/4th, when the cross-roads at La Baraque were heavily bombed by enemy aircraft, he, though blown down by one of the explosions, remained at his post directing the traffic and clearing the road .

1920 Apr 27. Relinquishes his position as Asst. Mil. Landing Officer (Cl. FF).—Temp. Lt. L. P. Stephens, M.C., Serv. Bn., Dorset. R., and relinquishes the temp, rank of Capt.

1920 Apr 15. Relinquishes his commission and is gazetted out with the hon rank of Capt.

1921 Apr 20. Joined ADRIC from England with service no 1909. Posted to R Coy .

1921 Sep 25 Suspended

1921 Dec 1. Admitted to hospital

1921 Dec 17. Discharged from hospital

1922 Jan. He appears to have served until demobilisation

1932 Mar 4. Appointed a Post Office Contract Officer.

1939 Census Living at 45 Emperors Gate , Kensington, London, with FJM Sharp at . He is a Established Civil Servant London Telephone Service

1939 Nov 15, Commissioned 2nd Lt on General List

1970 Apr/Jun Died Bridgewater, Somerset

 

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