Capt. George Henry Williams, KOYLI

1880 Born Brixton, London. His mother died very soon after his birth

1881 census at 327, Oil & Colour Shop, Cold Harbour Lane, Lambeth.

1891 census 15, Wrottesley Road, Plumstead with grandparents

1898 Nov 29. Married Mary Edith Adams at Devonport (she died in 1962 according to an Ancestry tree, so if correct either they were divorced or he abandoned her))

1901 census A boarder at 75, Windsor Road, Islington

1904 A daughter born by his first wife - Helen Mary Williams, who married James Leonard Truran at St Patrick's Parish Church, Dalkey on 4 April 1922. He was born in Portscatho, Cornwall in 1892 and she was born in 1904, Islington. Helen gave her address on the marriage certificate as l Castle Terrace, Dalkey. JLT subsequently changed his surname to Edwards.  JLT served in the Essex and Middlesex Regiments in WW1, attaining the rank of Captain.  He joined the RIC (Auxiliaries) in 1921 and in 1922 joined the USC.  He was subsequently dismissed from the USC .

1911 census at 33 Stuart Road Wimbledon Park S W

1916 Aug 5. North'd Fus. Cadet George Henry Williams to be temp. 2nd Lt.(on prob.).

1917 Sep 2. Landed in France

1918 Feb 5. Yorks. L.I. Temp. 2nd Lt. George Henry Williams to be temp. Lt.

1918 Nov 25. Temp. Lt. G. H. Williams (Yorks. L.I. (Serv. Bns.) to be actg. Capt. while empld. Dispersal Unit.

1919 Dec 4. The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to be empld. with Dispersal Units: G. H Williams (York. L.I. . Serv. Bns.).

1920 Jul 30. Joined ADRIC with service no 51. Posted to Depot Coy

1920 Oct/Dec His daughter "Margery Lynden Williams " born at Waterford

1920 Dec 3. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Feb 7. Promoted 3rd DI

1921 Aug 12. Re-engaged for a further contract with ADRIC

1921 Sep 1. Service Battalions. The undermentioned relinquish their commissions on completion of service. —KOYLI. Temp. Lt. G. H. Williams, and is granted the rank of Capt.

1922 Jan Assumed to have served till demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 20. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Sergeant.

1922 Apr 4. His first daughter Helen Mary Williams (born 1904) marries in Dublin to another Auxiliary T/Cadet J L Truran.

1924 Sep. The baptism certificate for his second daughter Margery gives her as baptised in Belfast. George Williams states his address as Barton Terrace, Whitehead, Co Antrim and his occupation as a Soldier. His son-in-law is known to have transferred from the RIC to the USC where he served until Feb 1924, when he was dismissed ("per S/622 of 25 2 24" - quite what this means is uncertain).

1929 Nov 15 Arrives in UK on SS Ranpura from Port Said with wife Helen and child Margery. He is a Government Officer in Palestine.

1933 Jul 7. Arrives in UK on SS Naldera from Port Said with wife (not child). Details as for leaving in Oct. Travels 2nd Class.

1933 Oct 28 Leaves UK with wife Helen (age 53) and child Margery Lyndon Williams (age 12) on SS Bendigo bound for Port Said, Egypt. He is a Palestine Government Official and his address is Palestine. His UK address is "17 Higher Polsham Rd. Paignton, Devon"

1937 Nov 11. Family leaves UK for Port Said on SS Mooltan. Their UK address was 172 Avery Hill Rd, New Eltham, London

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