Capt. Harold Wilfred Lansdown Anthony, 3rd N Staffs

His parents seem to have died when he was young and he was brought up by an uncle and aunt in Princes Risborough (1901 census and MIC)

1895 Jun 20. Born Fulham, London

1901 census at Bell Street, Princes Risborough

1911 census at Christ Hospital School, Sussex

1915 Apr 18. The undermentioned Cadet and ex-Cadets of the Officers Training Corps to be Second Lieutenants (on probation). Harold Wilfred Lansdown Anthony, 3rd Battalion, North Stafford Regiment.

1916 Jan 20. The undermentioned Second Lieutenants (on probation) are confirmed in their rank:— North Staffordshire Regt - Harold Wilfred Lansdown Anthony

1916 Sep 17 Landed in France

1916 Dec 15. N. Staff. R.—The undermentioned are seconded for service with Machine Gun Corps (Heavy). — Lt. H. W. L. Anthony

1917 Dec 15. North Staffs. Regt.— Lt. H. W. L. Anthony (S.R.) to be actg. Capt. whilst comdg. a Coy.

1918 Feb 16. N Staffs Regt. Lt. (actg. Capt.) H. W. L. Anthony (S.R.) relinquishes the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to command a Coy.

1918 Apr/Jun Married in Wycombe, Bucks to Mabel L Eliott . There do not appear to have been any children

1918 Oct 11. Tank Corps. The undermentioned Lts. to be Lts. : — H. W. L. Anthony (N. Staff. R., Spec. . Res.). 11 Oct. 1918, with seniority 10 Mar. 1916.

1918 Oct 19. Tank Corps. The undermentioned to be temp. Capts.: — Lt. H. W. L. Anthony (3rd Bn., N. Staff. R., Spec. Res.).

1920 Apr 1. Relinquishes his commission. 3rd N. Stafford. R.—Lt. (temp. Capt.) H. W. L. Anthony, and is granted the rank of Capt.

1920 Dec 1. Joined ADRIC with service no 1149. Posted A Coy

1921 Re-engaged

1922 Jan 19 Discharged on demobilization of ADRIC

1928 Divorce Court File: 114. Appellant: Harold Wilfred Lansdown Anthony. Respondent: Mabel Loveday Anthony. Co-respondent: James Herbert Oxley. Type: Husband's petition for divorce.

1928 Sep 29. Leaves UK for British Guiana, travels alone & 1st class. "Storekeeper". UK address is Princes Risborough, Bucks

1930 Jul 2. Arrives UK from British Guiana. He is a "Civil Engineer". Travels alone and 1st Class

1982 Apr 13. Died Bulwell, Nottinghamshire

 

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