Lt Harold Player, Bedfords


MIC shown by TNA but lost on Ancestry

1894 Nov 3. Born London

1901 census at 116, Albany Street, St Pancras

1911 census at 4 Holden St , Battersea

1914 Dec 22. Commissioned 2nd Lt

RAF Record

1919 Jan 25 Beds & Herts Reg Lt H Player relinquishes his commission on completion of service and retains rank of Lt

1921 Jan 17. Joined ADRIC with service no. 1521. Posted to N Coy. His father given as T H Player, Old House, South Wotton, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

1921 Feb 12. Posted to O Coy

1921 Feb 16 "Suspended"

1921 Mar 5. Posted to P Coy

1921 May 14. Posted to R Coy

1921 Apr 22 Removed from suspension. But he has the same service no, so was never actually expelled

1922 Jan. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 28 Joined British Gendarmerie section of Palestine Police as a Sergeant.

1926 Jun 5. Award of British Empire Medal to Staff Sergeant Harold Player, British Section of the Palestine Gendarmerie . For loyal and devoted service as Orderly Room Staff Sergeant and Chief Clerk

1926 Jul 15. Arrives in UK from Port Said . He is in the British Gendarmerie.

1931 Jul 17 Arrives in UK from Port Said . Police, travels 1st class with his wife Mrs R M Player.

1932 Jan 16 Leaves UK for Port Said with Ruth Player. Civil Servant. Tourist Class

1933 May 27 Leaves UK for Port Said. Colonial Civil Servant. Tourist Class.

1946 Dec 9. Beds & Herts Regt . Major H Player (59569) having exceeded the age limit of liability to recall, relinquishes his commission and is granted the hon rank of Lt. Col

1987 Jan/Mar. Died Peterborough (correct dob)