Capt Norman William Reeves, Leicester Regt

1896 Jul 3. Born Forrest Hill

1901 census 5, Peabody Buildings, Grosvenor Road, St George Hanover Square. His father was a plumber.

1911 census at 194a West End Lane West Hampstead London N W

1915 Mar 9. Landed in France

1915 Apr 7. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants. Norman William Reeves.

1916 Dec 14. Leic. R. Temp. 2nd Lt. N. W. Reeves to be temp. Lt.

1917 Feb 22. Leic R. The undermentioned to be temp. Capts. : — Temp. Lt. N. W. Reeves.

1920 Jul 27 Joined ADRIC with service no. 15. To I company, Section Leader. His father was at 194a West End Lane, Hampstead, NW6

1920 Nov 2. Leic. R. Temp. Capt. N. W. Reeves relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Capt.

1920 Nov 8. Promoted DI3

1920 Dec 1. Took part in a raid in Dublin

1921 Feb 28. Promoted DI2 2nd in Command I Coy

1921 May 21. On probation as Permanent Cadet

1921 Jun 24 . Became a Permanent Cadet in RIC (he served a months probation before the move was confirmed on this date.

1922 Apr 12. Pensioned from RIC

1939 Register. Living at 126 Hamlet Garden , Hammersmith, London,. Secretary To Electrical Contractor Trading Association

1939 Oct 28 . RASC. The undermentioned Capts. to be 2nd Lts.:— Norman William REEVES (106213), late Leicester R.

1944 Apr 6. MID in Middle East Dispatches - Maj. (temp. Lt.-Col.) N. W. Reeves (106213). He appears to have been CO of RASC base depot somewhere in Egypt..