Arnold George Dewar, Northumberland Fus


1896 Apr 26. Born Castle Ward, Northumberland - Arnold George Dewar

1901 census at 41, Broomfield Road, Coxlodge, Northumberland

1911 census at 12 Sandringham Road, Gosforth ,Newcastle on Tyne

1918 Jun 26. Territorial. The undermentioned from Officer Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts.: —Northumberland Fus.—Arnold Dewar.

1921 Sep 30. 5th Batn Northumberland Fusiliers. The undermentioned Offrs. relinquish their commns., 30th Sept. 1921, under A,O. 166/21 as amended by. A.O. 332/21, and retain their rank except where otherwise stated: — Lt .A Dewar

1921 Jan 19. Joined ADRIC with service no 1555. Posted to N Coy

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jul/Sep Married Muriel G Capon in Cardiff

1922 Sep. He and wife Muriel leave UK for Canada. He is an "army officer" and they intend to settle in USA

1924 Jan 16. Daughter Alicia born Spokane, Washington

1934 Jul 2. Becomes naturalised US citizen

1939 Jul 10. Leaves Shanghai for Honolulu

1939 Jul 20 Arrives Honolulu with wife Muriel and daughter Alicia

1939 Jul 21 Leaves Honolulu for San Francisco with family

1942 WW2 USA Draft Card

1943 Interned by the Japanese An account of life in the internment camp is here

1943 Dec 1. Arrives in New York from Mormugao, Portugese India. Holds US passport issued in Shanghai in 20 Feb 1941

1946 Aug. The American Chamber of Commerce Journal . Arnold Dewar, Far Eastern manager for West Coast Life Insurance Co., is now making Manila his office of operations.

1947 Feb 24 Arrives San Francisco from Shanghai

1951 Mar 14. Died at Pasay City, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines cremated and ashes sent to spouse. He died of a coronary while visiting his daughter