Lt George Francis Alcock Grubbe, Berks Yeomanry


He goes under both Alcock George Francis Grubbe and George Francis Alcock Grubbe at different points in his life. I cannot get a MIC

G F A Grubbe with his grandfather Thomas Alcock Cambridge Grubbe , his father, was an Army officer

1883 May 1. Born Beaconsfield, Kimberley, South Africa son of Thomas Alcock Cambridge Grubbe (who was born Waterford 1847) and Martha Alice Lang

1891 census at North Meols, Lancashire with his grandparents

1901 census at Falkiner St, Liverpool

1904 Jul/Sep Married in London to Bertha Elizabeth Frank. They had 3 children had three children:

1910 A daughter Joyce C C Grubbe born Amersham, Berks

A G F Grubbe

1911 census at Killaspy Chesham Bois Buckinghamshire

A war memorial site has him as a Private in 21st Lancers

1916 Jan 11. Berks Yeomanry Corporal Alcock George Francis Grubbe, from Reserve Regiment of Cavalry, to be Second Lieutenant.

1918 May 11. Lts to be Lts in MGC. A. G. F. Grubbe (Yeo.. T.F.). 11 May 1918, with seniority 11 July 1917

1919 Jan 12 To be Acting Captain while 2nd in command of a company

1920 May 12. Berkshire Yeomanry. .—The undermentioned Officers are restored to the estbt. on ceasing to be empld. with M.G.C. Lt A G F Grubbe

1920 Oct 12 Joined ADRIC with service no 704.Posted to D Coy

1920 Oct 21. Promoted to Section Leader.

1920 Dec 18 Promoted 2nd in command D Coy

1921 Feb 19. Promoted Coy Commander D Coy after Guard's promotion

Grubbe as an Auxiliary in Ireland

1921 Apr 21 to 5 May on Leave

1921 May 24 Relinquished command of D Coy with effect from this date. And resigned from ADRIC at own request.

1921 Sep 30. The undermentioned: Offrs. relinquish their commns., under A.O. 166/1921, as amended by A.O. 332/21, and retain their rank. Lt. A. G. F. Grubbe.

1921 Nov 21. Rejoined ADRIC. Posted to E Coy. I am unclear his rank or role. The register has not demoted him to T/Cadet, and he appears to still be a DI1. His contract says "one month notice on either side". Accepted in England

1922 Jan 18 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

A G F Grubbe outside Killaspy Chesham Bois Buckinghamshire

1927. Divorce Court File: 7274. Appellant: Bertha Elizabeth Grubbe. Respondent: George Francis Alcock Grubbe. Type: Wife's petition for divorce . He never worked after WW1. When his Father then his mother died he sold the house "Kilaspy" that his father had built (the family were there in 1911 census) and left his wife. He had very little contact with his children, none after the mid 30s.

1929 Jan/Mar Married in London to Marjorie Gwendolyn Ivins

1937 Divorce Court File: 7613. Appellant: Marjorie Gwendolyn Grubbe. Respondent: George Francis Alcock Grubbe. Type: Wife's petition for divorce

1939 Apr/Jun Married in Berks to Phyllis S Woodruff

1939 Register Living at Flat 9 Ray Lodge Ray Park Avenue , Maidenhead with Phyllis S Grubbe. He is a Club Secretary

1967 Jul/Sep. Died Oxfordshire. age 84