Sidney Harry Dean, Tank Corps

1894 May 14.Born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. His father was Sidney Dean, a Music Teacher who died age 42 in 1901.

1901 census at 15, Crawford Street, Wolverhampton

1911 census at the Royal Masonic School, Watford

1916 Apr/Jun Married at Wharfdale. Yorkshire to Lucy Sarah Ward

1916 Jul 24. Cyclist Companies Divisional Mounted Troops - Territorial Army. London. Cadet Sidney Harry Dean to be 2nd Lt. (on prob.).

1920 Aug 13. Joined ADRIC with service no. 193. Posted B Coy

1920 Nov 26 Involved in the shooting of a man at Riordans Pub, Broadford

1920 Dec 11. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Feb 19 to 6 Mar On Leave

1921 May 21. Reverts to T/Cadet on probation for move to RIC

1921 Jun 24. Struck off strength of ADRIC on permanent appointment DI3 in RIC

1921 Jul 1Posted to Castlefogarty as DI3

1921 Sep 30 . The undermentioned Officers relinquish their commns., 30th Sept. 1921, under A.O. 166/21, as amended by A.O. 332/21, and retain their rank, e Army Cyclist Corps. Lt. S. H. Dean (late Tank Corps).

1922 Apr 18 Pensioned from RIC

1939 Sep 24 Died Stafford (the actual death is recorded as "Sidney")

1947 Mar 1 Leaves UK for Bombay, he is a Tea Planter. This man marries in India, and one can see he has different parents


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