Henry Christopher Gould


1893 Jul 27 Born Antigua, West Indies. His father was a senior government officer in Jamaica

1908 Jul 28 Leaves UK for Kingston Jamaica

1909 Jul 24 Leaves UK for Kingston Jamaica

1911 census at Brighton College. Shows he was born in Antigua, West Indies

Enlisted in King Edward Horse

1914 Dec 11. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants. Henry Christopher Gould.

1915 Jun 9. Lt H C Gould leaves UK for Lagos Nigeria

1916 Jul 17 Wounded on Western Front

1916 Dec 22. Leaves UK for Kingston Jamaica, an Army Officer. (this is crossed out, so he may not have sailed)

1916 Jul/Sep Marries in Eltham to Elizabeth Clare Lacey

1917 May 9. R Fus. Temp. Temp. 2nd Lt. H. C. Gould relinquishes his commission on account of ill-health contracted on active service, and is granted the hon. rank of 2nd Lt.. SWB

1917 Oct 16 Leaves UK for Singapore. He is a planter

1919 Mar 20. Leaves UK for Kingston Jamaica. He is a married planter travelling with Elizabeth Clare (age 20) and Kenneth Stephen (age 1)

1921 Feb 20 Arrived in UK from Costa Rica, he is a a planter

1921 Mar 8 Joined ADRIC with service no 1806. Posted to C Coy

1921 Apr 2. Posted to Q Coy

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Jul 25. Arrives in Canada to settle. He appears not to have a wife or child.

1940 Oct 19 marries • Winnipeg to Edith Corson (1904–1989)

1954 Nov 11. Becomes a naturalised USA citizen in California

1963 Sep 15. Died Vancouver, Canada (IGI)