Ambrose Samuel Durdle, Rifle Brigade


1896 Jul 29.Born Downton, Wilts

1901 census at High Street, Downton, Wilts

1911 census at High Street Downton Salisbury

1917 Mar 28. Rifle Brigade. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.): — Ambrose Samuel Durdle. His papers show him as 8/8268, a Sgt in 71st Training Reserve Training Btn on commission to 6th Rifle Brigade

1920 Aug 27. Joined ADRIC with service no 391

1920 Sep 28. Discharged medically unfit

1923 Jul/Sep. Married Alice Martin in Preston, Lancs

1939 Living in Blackpool. A licensed victualer living with wife Alice at

1940 Jun 20. Manch. R. Lt. Ambrose Samuel DURDLE (136094) to be Lt.Clifton Arms Hotel Preston New Road , Blackpool C.B., Lancashire

1941 Mar 22. Army Catering Corps. The undermentioned Lts. to be Lts.,retaining their present seniority:— A. S. Durdle (136094), from Manch. R.

1958 Mar 27. Died Bucklow, Cheshire age 61


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