Capt. William Urbane Minter


1877 Mar 11. Born Kent Willie Urban Minter

1877 Apr 29 Christened

1881 census at Hony Pot Rd, Bilsington

1891 census at Kent

1895 Jun 17. Attests to Dragoons. He is a labourer. He signs for 7 Years.

1898 Dec 14. Buys himself out for £18. His whole service was in UK

1900 Apr 30. Enlists for 1 Year in Dragoons. He is a carpenter but had already served 3.5 years in 3rd Dragoons before buying himself out. Parents John & Sarah Mary at Mill House Brabourne, Kent. He did not go abroad during this period

1901 Apr 29 Discharged a Corporal

1901 Apr/Jun Married in Kent to Rose Caroline Back

1911 census at 2 Cassiobury Road, Weymouth

1917 Sep 9. Labour Corps. The undermentioned W.Os., N.C.Os. and men to be temp. 2nd Lts., with effect from dates shown. Serjt. W. U. Minter, from D. Gds.

1919 Mar 9. Labour Corps . 2nd Lt to be Lt . W. U. Minter (actg. Capt.).

1920 Feb 4. Labour Corps. Temp. Lt. (actg. Capt.) W. U. Minter relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and is granted the rank of Capt.

1920 Nov 1 Joined ADRIC with service no 942. Posted to H Coy

1921 Feb 7. Promoted Section Leader

1921 May 6. Permitted to resign after 6 months service with ADRIC

1938 May 15. Died age 68 at Bridge, Kent at Chartham Mental Hospital