Sydney Vernon Butcher SLI

“married Doris (according to him still under the anaesthetic in the hospital where she worked)! No children. I think my mother was very fond of him (he had a penchant for ladies and booze)

1895 Feb 22. Born Brentford

1901 census at 4, Apsley Villas, Acton

1911 census at 9 Tregunter Road South Kensington

1914 Nov 4. Lands in France

1915 Apr 5. The undermentioned non-commissioned officers and men to be temporary Second Lieutenants from the dates stated: — From 5th (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) : — Private S. V. Butcher.

1916 Aug 19 The undermentioned to be temp. Lts.: — Temp. 2nd Lt. S. V. Butcher (Som. L.I.):

1917 Nov 13. Som. L.I. Temp. Lt. S. V. Butcher (2nd Lt., Som, L.I.), from, a Serv. Bn., to be temp. Lt. (attd.). 13 Nov. 1917, with seniority 19 Aug. 1916

1919 Apr 23. Leaves UK for Lisbon, Portugal. He is a Bank Clerk and intends to live in Portugal.

1921 Apr/Jun marries in London to Doris M Snow

1921 May 12. ADRIC . Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no 1955. Posted to M Coy

Fined ? days pay by Coy Commander

1921 Sep 1. Relinquishes his commission . Somerset. L.I. Temp. Lt. ,S. V. Butcher, and retains the rank of Lt.

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1928 On electoral register in Fulham with his wife Doris.

1939 Register Living in Brighton with wife Doris. He is an unemployed Insurance Assessor

1975 Feb 14 Died Isle of Wight