Lt Albert Ernest Sargent, Tanks


1889 Sep 6. Born Faversham, Kent

1891 census at 2, Minster Road, Faversham

1901 census at New Road, Chatham

1911 census at 254 New Road, Chatham. He is a boarder there and a Public Library Assistant

1913 Sep 2. Married Mary Giles

1915 May. Landed in France

1917 Nov 3. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Tank Corps.

1921 Sep 1. Gazetted out Lt.

1920 Aug 28. Joined ADRIC with service no 450. Posted to D Coy

1920 Oct 13. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Feb 18. Promoted Platoon Commander

1921 May 13 to 27 May on Leave

1921 May 28 Posted to Depot

1921 Jun 24 . Moved to Permanent rank in RIC at Phoenix Park

1921 Jul 1 Posted to Ennis, Clare as DI3

1922 Apr 27. Pensioned from RIC.

1925 His wife died

1930 Nov 28. Arrives in New York from UK. He is a Private Secretary, lives in Dover, intends staying less than 60 days

1931 Apr 17 Arrives New York from UK. He is a Private Secretary, and appears in transit on a Cruise.

For some reason he no appears to change his name from Albert to Arnold. No documental sign of Arnold before this.

1932 Divorce Court File: 2285. Appellant: Edward Alec Abbott Snelson. Respondent: Edith Evelyn Snelson. Co-respondent: Arnold Ernest Francis Joseph Sargent. Type: Husband's petition for divorce [HD].

1935 Married in Kensington to Edith Evelyn Prichard/Snelson (1907–1979) . He is entered as Arnold E J F B Sargent. They are on Electoral Roll at Swan Hotel, Chichester

1939 Living in East Gate Hotel , Oxford C.B., Oxfordshire, with wife Edith Eveline. He is a hotel manager. Exact dob, but as "Arnold" Ernest Sargent

1942 Her divorces rumble on and look complicated

1946 Jul/Sep Died Kidderminster, Worcs aged 58 - not him. This as a farm labourer from Shropshire

1958 Dec 28 Died in Spain