Walter John Cantell

1894 Oct 11. Born Abingdon, Berks

1901 census at 25, Radley Road, Abingdon

1911 census at 25 Radley Road Abingdon (same on MIC)

1915 Apr 2. W Yorks Regt. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants. Walter John Cantell

1916 Aug 29. Reported wounded W J Cantell, West Yorks.

1917 Apr 9. Transfers to RE

1917 Dec 2. Temp.2nd Lt. Lt. W. J. Cantell to be Adjt., and to be actg. Capt. (with pay and allowances as Lt.) whilst so empld.

1918 Oct 9. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts., and to retain their actg. rank where specified. (actg. Capt.) W. J. Cantell, Adjt., and to retain his appt.

1919 Jul 2. The undermentioned relinquish the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to hold the appt. of Adjt.: — Temp. Lt. W. J. Cantell.

1919 Dec 3. RE, Temp. Lts., and are granted the rank of Capt.: — W. J. Cantell.

1920 Sep 3. Joined the ADRIC with service no Service no 476. Posted to C Coy

1921 Feb 16 to 3 Mar on Medical Leave

1921 Apr 6. Posted to Q Coy

1921 Apr 16. To be A/CQM

1921 Jun 10. Resigns as A/CQM

1921 Jul 23 to 6 Aug on Leave

1921 Sep 24 to 8 Oct on Leave

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Sep 8. RE. Capt. W. J. Cantell, late R.E., to be Capt. 8th Apr. 1926, with seniority 8th Sept. 1924

1940 Dec 20 Mention in Dispatches

1941 Dec 23. Short Service Commns. Capt. (War Subs. Maj.) Walter John CANTELL (46679) from R.A.R.O. to be Maj., 1st Aug. 1946, with seniority, 23rd Dec. 1941.

1967 Died Dartford, Kent.