2nd Lt William Kenneth Menzies

1888 Jan 20. Born Egham, Surrey as "William Menzies" One can see that it is the same man in 1911 census with Kenneth added.

1891 census at Surbiton House, Egham

1901 census , at boarding school at Scaitcliffe, Englefield Green Park Place, Egham (Surrey), Egham. His parents are at Golspil, Englefield Green (same in 1911)

1911 census at Golspil Englefield Green

1912 Jun 29 Married in Surrey

1915 Jun 1. Landed in France

1916 Oct 15. Commissioned 2nd Lt. L'pool R:—Serjt. W. K. Menzies, from a Ser. Bn., R. Fus.(his officers service record is in name of William Kenneth Menzies)

1917 Feb 24. Tries to get a Medical Board changed.

1917 Nov 15. Cashiered after Court Martial. Duff cheques and AWOL

1917. Divorce Court File: 69. Appellant: Ernest John Manners. Respondent: Alice Catherine Manners. Co-respondent: William Kenneth Menzies. Type: Husband's petition for divorce

1918 .Divorce Court File: 3241. Appellant: Winifred Menzies. Respondent: William Kenneth Menzies. Type: Wife's petition for divorce

1919 Oct/Dec Married in Tavistock, Devon to Alice Catherine Manners , nee Meakin (the lady with who he was cited in the 1917 divorce)

1921 Feb 22. Joined ADRIC with service no 1746 . Posted to E Coy

Fined £3 by Coy Commander

1921 Aug 31. Deserted ADRIC

1921 Oct 26 Picked up by police for peddling

1924 Sep 13. In trouble with the law again

1938 Feb 12, Leaves UK for Tangier. No occupation. Lives in Shoreham-by-Sea. Travels 1st class

1939 Register A Retired Surveyor at 4 Park Side, Shoreham by Sea

1957 Died Brighton


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