Samuel Rhodes Blow, RNR

1882 May 23. Born Lincolnshire (age on seaman's card is wrong)

1891 census at 25, Little Field Lane, Great Grimsby, Wellow, Grimsby

1895 Jan 7. On discharged Book of Honeywell Road School, Wandsworth Father Robert.

1898 With Lincolnshire Regt Militia

1899 Seagoing apprentice

1907 Sep 21. Second Mates Certificate

1911 Oct 21 First Mates Certificate

1911 Oct/Dec Married in Wandsworth to Edith F Brown   or Ada C Ridley  

1914 Sep 13 Arrives in UK from Panama. He is "mariner" and travels 2nd Class

1914 Sep 14. Enlists in Hamps Regt as Private.

1915 Jul 20. In accordance with the provisions, of His Majesty's Order in Council of 16th December, 1912, temporary commissions in the Royal Naval Reserve have been issued as follows: — Sub Lt, Samuel Rhodes Blow . His RNR record is available

1917 Resigns RNR commission

1921 Feb 7. Arrives California from Singapore. He is 2nd Mate on "War Ghurka"

1921 Jun 1. Accepted in England . Joined ADRIC with service no 2007. Posted to Q Coy

1921 Sep 20 Married in Dublin

1922 Jan 16. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1931 Jan 16 Sent to gaol

1936 Aug 18 Court case

1939 Register at 75 Harmood Street , St Pancras, London, He is a married ships officer

1960 Apr/Jun Died Islington. London aged 78