2nd Lt George Cecil Murray Tinline, 7th Camerons

Eton and Cambridge.

1895 Oct 26 born at 12 Pembridge Square, Bayswater, Middlesex

1901 census at (Cliffden), Dawlish Road, East Teignmouth, Teignmouth

1911 census - I cannot find him

He then goes to Cambridge University

1914 Civil action against him. The case was "not proved"

1914 Nov 7. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants: — George Cecil Murray Tinline. The Gordon Highlanders.

1914 Nov 7. Transferred to Cam'n, Highrs.—G. C. M. Tinline (from a Service Bn.), Gord. Highrs.

1915 Apr/Jun. He married 1st Sadrene Storri(e) in in Liverpool, Lancashire. She was born c. 1899 in London, daughter of Fred and Nana Storrie, both actors .  She was a noted actress and dancer - numerous notices in the London Times throughout the 1910’s. She died in 2nd quarter 1918 in Kensington, age 19 . A Dancer

1917 . Divorce Court File: 9052. Appellant: Sadrene Tinline. Respondent: George Cecil Murray Tinline. Type: Wife's petition for judicial separation

1917 May 2. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. 2nd Lts. but with seniority from the dates specified against their names: — G. C. M. Tinline (from Cam'n Highrs.). 7 Nov. 1914.

1917 Dec 14 Invalided out of the army with 100% disability after 22 medical boards . He went back to France as a voluntary ambulance driver in the French Red Cross, returning to Britain in Feb 1918

1918 Jan 27. High. L.I.. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. C. M. Tinline relinquishes his commission on account of illhealth contracted on active service, and is granted the hon. rank of 2nd Lt.

1918 Mar 15. Silver War Badge .

1918 Apr 30 ‘Dancer Dead. – Admirers of graceful stage dancing will regret to hear of the death of Miss Sadrenne [sic] Storri, of the Shaftesbury and the Alhambra. Great sympathy will be felt with her husband, Mr. Cecil Tinline, an old Etonian, who was recently invalided out of the Cameron Highlanders with shell shock. Miss Storri was only nineteen.’ (The Daily Mirror, London, Tuesday, 30 April 1918, p. 6d)

1920 Oct 18 Joined ADRIC with service no 749. Posted G Coy

1920 Oct 29 Discharged Medically unfit after 11 days

1920 Nov 4 At Piccadilly Circus, London, he ran over and killed a man with his car, and was listed in the Times as having no occupation .  At the time, he was living in the Curzon Hotel, London. Guilty of Manslaughter, and bound over 


At Bow-street Police Court, yesterday, before Mr. Graham Campbell, GEORGE CECIL MURRAY TINLINE, 25, no occupation, of the Curzon Hotel, Curzon-street, W., was charged on remand with being drunk while in charge of a motor-car, and with “feloniously killing and slaying” Ernest Waterhouse, aged 30, a chemist, of Mare-street, Hackney.... Mr. A. F. Rowe, for the Director of Public Prosecutions, said that the case for the prosecution was that the defendant was drunk and that he was driving recklessly at a speed which had been estimated at between 30 and 40 miles an hour. The defendant had told the police that he was a sergeant in the R.I.C., but it now appeared that he joined the constabulary last October, and after a fortnight was discharged as medically unfit.

Times 2 Dec 1920, page 11

1920 Nov 26. He re- married to Mrs. Elsie Dorinda M. Radclyffe at the Marylebone Register Office, London, and later at the Chapel Royal, Savoy, London .  She was born 1st quarter 1889 in Wrotham, Kent, daughter of Robert Christopher and Dorinda Barbara (Keyworth) Thomas and had been previously married to Charles Percy F. Radclyffe [cen., CR, Times].  She died in 2nd quarter 1959 in Newton Abbot District, age 69.

1928 Nov 9 More motoring problems

1930 May 21. More motoring offences. Note he was only a 2nd Lt

1939 Register Living at South Kensington Hotel Queen's Gate Terrace , Kensington. Occupation "none" . He is down as married, but no wife there. He may have been with the Hotel Barmaid Lucy Cooper, it is difficult to say from the register.

1941 Feb 7. As Pilot Officers on probation. - George Cecil Murray TINLINE (60943).

1942 May 21. To relinquish their commns. on account of illhealth and retain their ranks: — G. C. M. TINLINE (60943).

1958 Feb 26. Died Henley, Oxon aged 62. The executor was born Elaine Maud Dorothy Bate