Mortimer Osmond Illingworth Griffiths

1896 Mar 25. Born Newmarket, Suffolk

1901 census at Exeter Place, Newmarket St Mary, Suffolk

1914 Sep 11. Commissioned 2nd Lt . Mortimer Osmond Illingworth Griffiths, 3rd Battalion Suffolk Regiment

1915 Jan 15 Landed in France

1916 May 28. Suff. R.—The undermentioned are seed, for duty with a Labour Bn.: — Lt. M. O. I. Griffiths

1916 Jul 11. Suff. R.—The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts.: — M. O. I. Griffiths, and to remain seed.

1918 Jan/Mar Married at Docking, Norfolk to Ena Taylor

1918 Sep 14. Commission as 2nd Lt in RAF. M. O. I. Griffiths (Capt., Suff. R., Spec. Res.), and to be Hon. Capt

1919 May 9. RAF Transferred to unemployed list. 2nd Lt. M. O. I. Griffiths (Suff. R.).

1920 Aug Joined ADRIC with service no . Posted to Depot Coy

Struck off strength on transfer to RIC Transport Division as a DI

1921 Dec 29. Rejoined ADRIC in Depot Coy

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 May 4. Leaves UK on SS Olympic for New York. Travels 2nd Class. Harold Charles Parsons is travelling with Robert Phillip Smith, James William Akerman and Mortimer Osmond Griffiths and they are going to Anderson's Ranch Durango, Mexico

1922 May 10. Arrives New York from UK. In transit to Durango, Mexico. Occupation "nil". Last residence at Cork, Ireland.

1928 Sep 1/ Writes to local press

1932 Sep 1. Dissolves Haulage partnership

1932 Divorce Court File: 2577. Appellant: Mortimer Osmond Illingworth Griffiths. Respondent: Ena Griffiths. Type: Husband's petition for divorce

1939 Register at Park Gate , Newmarket, Suffolk, England . Occupation Sale Room Manager. Living with his parents

1955 Oct 7. Died Suffolk



AIR 76/197/174

WO 339/22479