Midshipman Charles Arthur Read Tupper RNVR


1899 Nov 26. Born Middlesex . But nobody of that name there. He was born Charles Arthur Read at Camberwell and for reasons unknown, ended up as the adopted son of Edward Tupper 1901/1910

Father given as E Tupper, 2/19 Crawley Lodge, Crawley, Sussex on his RNVR record.

1901 census at Bournemouth

1908 His mother died

1911 census at 6 Lydon Rd, Clapham S W

1918 Mar 4. Commissioned Midshipman

RNVR Record

1919 Feb 14. Demobilised

1920 Dec 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1259. Posted to L Coy

1921 Jun 16. Involved in Rathcoole Ambush - £45 compensation

1921 Oct 21 to 10 Nov He was "suspended"

1922 Jan He appears to have still been serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Sep 20 Takes out seaman's card

1923 Jun 26 Sails as a seaman on SS Orviels

1925 Apr/Jun Marriage to Joyce Lena Long in East Preston, Sussex

1934 electoral register He and his wife Joyce on roll at 113 Palace Road , Norwood

1955 I think he died as Charles A Reid in Southend

1966 His widow Joyce died in Bromley