2nd Lt Harold Shepherd Tesseyman MM

1889 Sep 16. Born Hull He was a cousin of CVS Tesseyman

1891 census living in Hull

1901 census living in Hull

1911 census at 56 Sunny Bank Spring Bank West Hull


1917 Awarded MM.

1918 Oct 29 Commissioned 2nd Lt, RGA (gazetted out as 2nd Lt in Dec 1921)

1920 Oct 25 Joined ADRIC with service no 855. Posted to J Coy

1921 Feb 25. He appears to have been wounded at Coolavohig Ambush . Awarded £250 compensation. Discharged from Cork Military Hospital on 28 Feb 1921

1921 Aug 5 to 21 Aug on Leave

1921 Oct 10 to 24 Oct on Leave

1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Nov 13. Dissolves his garage owning partnership. NOTICE is hereby given , that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, George Oswald Whitehead, Garage Proprietor, and Harold Shepherd Tesseyman, Garage Proprietor, both of the city and county of Kingston-upon-Hull, carrying on business as Motor Engineers and Garage Proprietors, at Number 47, Washington-street, and at 451, Beyerley-road , both in the said city and county of Kingston-upon-Hull, under (the style or firm of " WHITEHEA D & TESSEYMAN, " has been dissolved by mutual consent

1924 Apr 2. Married in Hull to Daisy A Guest Oddly there are registered marriages to the same woman in 1922 and 1924

1939 Registry Living at 378 Hainton Avenue , Grimsby C.B., Lincolnshire with his wife Daisy A. He was a commercial traveller in Electrical Goods

1969 Jan 21. Died Grimsby, Lincs aged 79