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

1902 Arrived UK from South Africa with his mother

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

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

1924 Jul An involved theft case in Mirror which said that Doreen Norma Williams, a divorced woman had been living as Doreen Norma Temple Bodley as the wife of Gordon Temple Bodley. She claimed to have been living with him for 6 years, in which case he must have left his first wife soon after the marriage

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.

1929 It get complicated

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

1932 Jul 6 Married (bigamously) Olive Mary Cole in South Africa

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 South Africa. Name Gordon Temple Bodley Probate Date from 1955 to 1957 Probate Place Cape Province, South Africa Death Date 13 Feb 1956 Spouse's Name Olive Mary