Rupert Joseph Wallace West

1897 Jan 23. Born Paddington Green St Mary. "Rupert Joseph West", baptised "Rupert Wallace Joseph West"

1901 census in 27 Howley Place, Paddington, London

1911 census at 27 Howley Place, Paddington

1917 Aug 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1919 Feb 13. Relinquishes his commission and is gazetted out as 2nd Lt

1920 Aug 28. Joined ADRIC with service no 396. Posted to Depot Coy. He appears to have been with D Coy in Oct as a Section Leader (he is referred to as a Room Commander)

1920 Apr/Jun Married in Dartford, Kent to LILY HOLLANDS

1920 Oct 10. Prosecution of Francis Burke, Wallace West and John Mannox, Temporary Cadets, RIC Auxiliary Division; Larceny and attempted murder by Mannox, by shooting, of a sentry T/C C Baldin ); Salthill, County Galway; found not guilty and released. TNA File . The entry in Galway Prison book shows him as being there on remand awaiting trial in Oct 1920 for burglary of a Galway Shop

1921 Jan 8 Admitted KG V Hospital

1921 Jan 15 to 31 on Leave

1921 Mar 12. Posted to C Coy

1921 Apr 2. Posted to Q Coy

1921 Apr 13 Admitted to Stevens Hospital, and this was followed with medical leave to 17 Jul 1921. I assume he never returned from this leave

1921 May 13 Posted to Depot

1921 May 28 He reverts to T/Cadet from Section Leader, but without a date of his appointment to S/L originally

1921 Jun 4 to 17 Jul on Leave

1921 Jul 18. Struck off strength as a deserter

1926. "Impregnates" Dora Adeline Nelson, age 43. Son Dennis Rupert born Feb 1927 (Ancestry tree)

1939 Register. A single journalist living at 141 Sydney Street , Chelsea, London,

1958 Oct/Dec married in Chatham, Kent to DAISY E PALMER

1967 Mar. Died Chatham, Kent, aged 69



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