Capt William Edmund Maynard, DLI

1891 May 25. Born The Rectory, Kingsdown, Sevenoaks, Kent

1901 census at 9, Laurel Grove, Penge

1904 At Sussex House, Seaford School - Principal Stuart A Townley MA Oxon. Prize in class iii.

1906 At Durham School. His father had moved to Durham to take up the job of District Registrar there.

1909 Aug Leaves Durham School age 18.

1909 Aug . Army Special Reserve attached with Durham Light Infantry - one year

He played cricket for Durham.

1910 Aug 13. Commissioned 2nd Lt on probation with 3rd Battalion Durham Light Infantry

1911 census at 42 Mersea Road Colchester. He is "officer in land forces"

1912 Feb 23. 3rd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, The undermentioned Second Lieutenants (on probation) are confirmed in their rank: — William E. Maynard

1912 Apr 1. 3rd,.Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, .Second. Lieutenant William E. Maynard to be Lieutenant.

1912. Jul 26. Leaves London for Singapore. His job is in Malay States, European Senior Assistant ,Jin Seng rubber plantation - The Krian Rubber Plantations Company Ltd Ceylon House 49, 51 Eastcheap London EC.

1912 He was living at Jin Seng, Bagan Serai, Penang

1914 Jan 3. The Durham Light Infantry, Lieutenant William E. Maynard, from 3rd Battalion, to be Lieutenant.

1914 Nov 23. Landed in France. 2nd Batt Duke of Wellington's Reg the West Ridings - machine gun officer La Basee region - returned Feb '15 due to frost bite (WEM Tyndall Lt Col in command)

1915 Jul 27. 3rd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry. William E. Maynard, from Captain, Supplementary List, to be Captain. Dated 27th July, 1915, with seniority as from 2nd February, 1915.

1915 Mar. Gilsland Convalescent Home (Now Gilsland Spa Hotel) commandant in charge 4 months

1915 Jul. Instructing Officer - Cadet Battalion Ireland. He was based at Fermoy for training

1916 Mar 25. Married at Fermoy to Wenifrede Wenzlick Lang

1920 Dec 13 Joined ADRIC with service no 1249

1920 Dec 18 . As DI3 . To Ulster Special Constabulary. R I C Dungannon Co Tyrone Ireland in charge of mobile police force.

1928 Jun 25 Died . Buried Mount Jerome cemetery B 371 Dublin. WILLIAM EDMUND MAYNARD | Born May 5th 1891 died June 25th 1928 | aged 37 years | (verse) | dear, dear husband of | WINEFRIDE MAYNARD


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