MidShipman Alastair Robertson More RNR

He is in ADRIC register as AR More, Midshipman RNR aged 22. It turns out that he was born Alexander Robinson More and changed it to Alastair Robertson More around 1910

1899 Apr 15 . (in 1939 register) Born Edinburgh on his navy record.

1901 census at Edinburgh It is difficult to see what is happening here. His mother is Emily Alice More, and she is listed as his next of kin in 1917, but father is down as widower

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Birth place Occupation
James More Jr Head Widower Male 45 1856 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Civil Engineer
Dorothy More Daughter Single Female 11 1890 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Scholar
Colin R More Son - Male 7 1894 England Scholar
Annie R More Daughter - Female 5 1896 England Scholar
Alex R More Son - Male 1 1900 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland -
Ronald H More Son - Male 0 1901 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland -
Francis Helliwell Sister-In-Law Married Female 40 1861 England Teacher C K
Harriet Stark Nurse Single Female 38 1863 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Monthly Nurse
Johannah Bain Servant Single Female 25 1876 Wick, Caithness, Scotland Cook
Jeannie McCaulay Servant Single Female 22 1879 Latheron, Caithness, Scotland House Maid
Jeannie McCaulay Servant Single Female 33 1868 Aberdeenshire, Scotland Nurse


1911 census. He is a border at Orient College, Skegness. As is seen from A R More's service record, his mother is at Sunnybank, Alfreton, and this is presumably his brother there in 1911 census

1912 Aug 26. Enters school at Alfeton, Derbys. His parent or guardian is William Halliwell at Sunnybank , Alfreton. He last attended school in Skegness

1912 Oct 30 Leaves the school "left town"

1917 May 10. Appointed temp Midshipman in RNR. He stays at that rank on Navy Lists.. His mother is given as Mrs E A More, Sunnybank, Alfreton, Derbyshire

RNR Record

1919 Apr 26 Demobilised

1921 Mar 22 Joined ADRIC with service no 1846. Posted to G Coy

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable.

1931. Divorce Court File: 8931. Appellant: Alastair Robertson More. Respondent: Ethel More. Co-respondent: Harold Haikings. Type: Husband's petition for divorce

Haikings was a dance instructor, More sued for damages and got £250

1932 Jul/Sep Married Edith M Mitchell in Tadcaster

1939 May 13. Somebody appears to have run up debts in his name.

1939 General Manager Motor Industry living at The Croft , Wetherby R.D., Yorkshire

1940 Jan 12. —2nd Lt in RASC. Alastair Robertson MORE (114071)

1973 Oct/Dec Died Wayland Norfolk aged 74