Hugh Nigel Pearce


1888 Aug 15. Born West Bromwich

1891 Census at West Bromwich, Staffs

1901 census at Colet House, Rhyl, Flintshire - he is at Boarding School

1914 Sep 20 Joined the Royal Marines

1915 Feb 28 Platoon Commander 'C' Company Portsmouth Battalion Royal Marines

1916 Mar 19. Promoted Lt in Royal Marines

1918 Aug 20 Promoted Capt in RM

1921 Apr/Jun. Marriage to Lois Mary Horsfall Naylor at Kidderminster

1921 Nov 30. Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no 2202 Posted to O Coy

1922 Jan He appears to be still serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1930 Divorce Court File: 5665. Appellant: Lois Mary Horsfall Pearce. Respondent: Hugh Nigel Pearce. Type: Wife's petition for judicial separation

1939 Register Living at 7 Harrington Gardens , Kensington, London,. A civil servant

1950 Jan 1. He published Captain Nigel's Galaxy Of Ships; Breezes From The Wave, With Extra Section On Making Model Ships And Panoramas

1954 Feb 12 Sentenced to 18 months probation on an obscene drawings charge

1977 Apr/Jun Died Worthing Sussex