Lt Albert George Earle

1884 Mar 5. Born Gloucestershire

1891 census at 30, Blenheim Road, Barton St Mary, Gloucester

1901 census at 58, Conduit Street, Gloucester

1910 Jul 25 Convicted of debit. Imprisoned, released when he paid the debt

1911 census at Temperance Hotel Arlingham Near Storehouse, Wheatenhurst, Gloucestershire. He is by now married with a child, and is a moneylender

1915 Apr/Jun Married Gwendolen Cross in Watford

1915 Receiving order in bankruptcy. Albert George Earle, Norcote, Alexandra Road, Malvern, in the county of Worcester, lately residing and carrying on business at the Vineyards, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, in the county of Gloucester, company director

1915 Oct 2. Lands in France with Army Service Corps

1917 Jul 14 The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (on prob.): — General List (R.F.C.). Albert George Earle. His address at this point is 29 Onslow Sq, Kensington.

1917 Dec 22. RFC. Temp. 2nd Lts. (on prob.), Gen List, and to be confirmed in their rank:. A. G. Earle. Posted to 36 Squadron

1918 Apr 17 Posted to 102 squadron

1918 May. Something seems to have happened at this point as the RAF are deciding whether to transfer him to Pat Duties or not. A few weeks later he is transferred to R Sussex Regt

1918 Jun 6 transferred to an infantry unit

1918 Jun 29. R. Suss. R. Temp. 2nd Lt. A. G. Earle, from R. A.F., to be temp. 2nd Lt.

1920 Aug 3 Joined ADRIC with service no 72. Posted H Coy

1920 Oct 30 Promoted Platoon Commander in H Coy

1920 Nov 30 There is an inquiry about the offering of a revolver for sale. Earle was issued with a revolver that by the 5th Nov was being offered to the IRA by Constable Biddle of the RIC. Oddly Earle does not appear to give evidence at this inquiry

1921 Feb 16 Resigned from ADRIC. The record says "Permitted to resign" It seems as if it was not the loss of the revolver, but his upcoming trial for theft that caused this.

1921 Feb 9. Posted to Depot - resigned

1921 Apr 1. Cork Prison, Albert G Earle, RIC Officer (Aux), 39, Gloucester, Based Tralee RIC Barracks, Charge Stealing 12 yards of Silk, Field General Court Martial, 6 months imprisonment, from 1 April 1921, moved to Mountjoy Prison 15 July 1921

1921 Sep 1 Released from gaol

1921 Nov 15. Relinquishes his commission . R. Sussex R. Temp. 2nd Lts., and retain the rank of 2nd Lt.:— A. G. Earle

1928 Jul 12. His father died, and obit says one of his two sons was in Australia (this was William John Earle) . Though one of the mouners at the funeral was "Capt A G Earle DFC, son" - he seems to have promoted himself and added a decoration.

1929 Married Barnsley to Edith May Finan (who was also nee Bloxham , and had married Finan in 1923) at Barnsley, Yorkshire

1954 Jan 14 Died in Berwick, Scotland

 

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