Lt. James Walter Welsh

1897 Sep 6. Born. Liberton, Midlothian. His father was a Nurseryman & Seedsman

1901 census at N. Field Brenek Rean, Liberton, Midlothian

Name Age
James Welch 33
Mary Ann Welch 36
James W Welch 3
Margaret E Smith 18
Euphemia Telfer (servant) 24
Annie Stewart (servant) 24

1917 Apr 26 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Royal Scots

1921 Jan 19 . Joined ADRIC with service no 1567. Posted to N Coy

Fined £1 by Coy Commander

1921 Nov 19. Posted to B Coy

1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Apr Enlists in Palestine Gendarmerie as a Sergeant

1923 Aug 3 Arrives in Canada to harvest

1928 Jun 1 married in to Florence May Stuart (nee Hamer) (1893–1961) . He claims to be a batchelor, so what happened to Eileen on arrival form

1929 Jan 17 Crosses US border. He and his wife are living in Vancouver. Occupation looks like "Police" in Vaux, BC

1982 Nov 12 died Delta, BC, Canada. Widowed, Mother , Mary Anne Currie. Father , James