Henry Aubrey de Ferrars Furber, R West Kent

1884 Dec 22. Born Marylebone, London

1891 census in lodgings at Main Parade, Worthing

1901 census at 65, Carlton Hill, St Marylebone

1903 Mar 21. 3rd Battalion, the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), Henry Aubrey de Ferrars Furber, Gent., to be Second Lieutenant.

1904 Jul 30. 3rd Battalion, the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), The undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants: H. A. de F. Furber.

1907 Jul 6. 2nd Lt Kings Shropshire LI.

1908 Jan 29. The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry"),Second Lieutenant Henry A. de F. Furber resigns his Commission.

1909 Jan 5. 3rd Bat. R West Kent Regt. Henry Aubrey de Ferrars Furber. late 2nd Lt Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, to be Lt

1911 census at 65 Carlton Hill N W. He is an "Army Tutor"

1914 Aug 27. Lands in France

1914 Oct 20 . Back to UK

1914 Nov 21. Married Paddington, London to Julie L Marquardt

1916 Jan 4. R. W. Kent R.—Lt. H. A. de F. Furber, from h.p. List, is restd. to the estabt., with seniority as from 11th. June 1908, and is secd, for emplt. in a Record Office.

1917 Jan 1. R.W. Kent R.—Lt. H. A. de F. Furber to be Capt. but not to carry pay or allowances of that rank prior to 1st July 1917, unless holding temp, or actg. higher rank with pay and allowances.

1918 Mar 29. Royal Flying Corps. Mil. Wing. The undermentioned appts. are made: Equipment Officers, 3rd Cl. 29th Mar. 1918: Capt. H. A. de F. Furber, R.W. Kent R., Spec. Res., and to be secd.

1919 Sep 24. Lt. H. A. deF. Furber (Capt., R.W. Kent R.) relinquishes his commn. on ceasing to be empld., and is granted the rank of Capt.

1920 Nov 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 956. Posted to M Coy. Wife at 12 Greville Rd, London NW6 (same on MIC)

1921 Jul 13 to 26 Jul on Leave

1921 Sep 5. Permitted to resign on compassionate grounds

1925 Dec 11. R Shropshire LI H. A. de Ferrars Furbar from Reserve of Officers to be Capt, with seniority from 21 Jun 1920.

1934 Dec 22. Ceases to belong to Reserve of Officers on grounds of age.

1937 He was a captain in the West Kent Regiment and I understand he was Polish. He had a romance with my grandmother in 1937. I do not know his full name, although my grandmother referred to him as Furber, which I assume was a nickname

1939 Registry living at Ivydene Altwood Bailey , Maidenhead with his wife Julie L, he is a retired army Captain.

1965 May 1. Died Christchurch, Hants aged 79.

2014 His medals sold for £460