Lt. Gordon Temple Bodley, RGA

1895 Apr 11. Born Kimberley, South Africa.(A South African newspaper announcement gives a brother A Son born to BODLEY, Mrs. J. H.,(Joseph Horatio) at Kimberley, 1896 August 29. JH Bodley had divorced his first wife in 1891. His father was a Merchant , Joseph Horatio Bodley and mother Janet was nee Temple

1917 Jan 20. The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts.: RGA 20th Jan. 1917. Gordon Temple Bodley.

1918 Jan/Mar Marries in London to Dorothie Callison (1894–)

1918 Jul 20 . RGA. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.: — G T Bodley

1920 Oct Joined ADRIC with service no. 708. Posted to G Coy

1921 Mar 27. T/Cadet GB Hope, T/Cadet GT Bodley and Driver JC Stuart were in the leading car of a convoy. They saw 5 men in a field outside Moneygall. The men ran, and were fired upon by the ADRIC. One of them, John O'Leary, was hit, and died in hospital in Nenagh. The inquest states that John O'Leary was "on the run" at the time of his death

1921 May 21. Posted to M Coy.

Fined £2 by Coy Commander

1921 Jun 27 Posted to Depot Coy

1921 Jun 27 Admitted Stevens Hospital

1921 Jul 16. Discharged Stevens Hospital

1921 Jul 16 . Starts Medical Leave

1921 Aug 6. End of Medical Leave

1921 Oct 6 to 22 Oct on Leave

1921 Dec 5. To special duty in Galway

1921 Jul/Sep Born a daughter Bridget in London

1922 Jan 14. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Oct 12 Acquitted of theft

1928 Jun 8 Leaves UK for New York, he is a Traffic Superintendent on one manifest and a Tour Manager on another. His father is J H Bodley, living in Kimberley.

1930 USA census he is living as a boarder in Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey. He is working in Real Estate

1932 Jul 6 Married again • Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. Olive was a teacher. They were married in Bloemfontein but were both resident in Kimberley at the time. Olive Mary Cole

1935 Divorce Court File: 5986. Appellant: Dorothie Bodley. Respondent: Gordon Temple Bodley. Type: Wife's petition for divorce

1940 He does not appear to be in 1940 US census

1956 Feb 13. Died • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa He died in Groote Schuur Hospital. He resided at "Melrose", Saxon Road, Rondebosch and was buried in Plumstead.