Midshipman Cyril Steuart Tennent, RNR


1901 May 24. Born Croydon, Surrey. His family was wealthy, and his father left £100,000 when he died in 1926.

1911 census

1918 Feb 28. Commissioned Midshipman in RNR

1920 Dec 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1257. Posted to L Coy

1921 Apr 8. Posted to Q Coy

1921 Jun 26. A Q Coy patrol arrest John Nolan, who is identified as one of Hunt's murders. Gem was IO on this patrol and T/C CS Tennent was on it too

1922 Jan . Appears to still be serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 married Dorothy Smith in Croydon

1929 Jan 28 a daughter born ot him and Dorothy

1939 Register at 72-4 High Street , Wolverton U.D., Buckinghamshire, with wife Dorothy (she later married a Devaliant). He is Hotel Proprietor Cock Hotel

1947 Oct. Married in Croydon to Emma Katharina Klemme (Marriage register shows she was also known as Fries, so was either divorced or widowed)

1950 Apr 27 . Divorced. His wife did in fact then marry Major CV Stray, the co-respondent, in Somerset a few months later

1951 Married Vera A Bradford in London

1973 Died Uckfield, Sussex