Thomas Arthur Terence Valentine

1898 Jan 24. Born Belfast. Thomas Arthur T Valentine. Son of Thomas Henry Valentine, Food Produce Agent

1901 census at 20 Mansion House Rd, Cathcart, Renfrewshire. The father is not there

Laua E Valentine 37
Edith M Valentine 8
Thomas A T Valentine 3

1916 Dec 19. Commissioned 2nd Lt in R Irish Rifles

1918 Jun 19. R Irish Rifles Promoted Lt

1920 Nov 6 Relinquishes his commission as Lt in R Irish Rifles

1921 Jan 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 1522. Posted to N Coy

1921 Mar 3. VR Scott died in Dublin. Probate to his mother. There was an military court of enquiry, pointing perhaps to suicide. Those who are mentioned at the inquiry were S/L J Williams, S/L AE Cooper, T/C Valentine, T/C A David, T/C S Oliver

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 29. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable

1923 Apr 14. Leaves UK for Australia with a group of about 50 men going to join Australian Police. (there is a Stopher in the group who could possibly be an ex-ADRIC man too)

1955 Feb 11. Died Smithfield Hotel, Orkney aged 57


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