Alfred Ross Withers

1878 Sep 4. Born Marylebone, London

1881 census at 16 Old Quebec St, Marylebone.

1891 at Thorncliff Short up Hill, Hampstead

1898 Oct 26. 3rd Battalion, the Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment), Alfred Ross Withers, Gent., to be Second Lieutenant.

1900 Jan 31. 3rd Battalion, the Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment), The undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants:— A. R. Withers.

1900 Apr 21. The South Staffordshire Regiment, Lieutenant Alfred Ross Withers, from 5th Battalion the Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment), in succession to Lieutenant C. H. Garratt, promoted.

1901 Sep 24. The South Staffordshire Regiment, The promotion to the rank of Lieutenant of Second Lieutenant A. R. Withers is antedated to 24th September, 1901, vice P. C. L. Routledge

1901 Dec 16. The South Staffordshire Regiment, The promotions to the rank of Lieutenant of the undermentioned Second Lieutenants are antedated as follows:—
W. Miller, to 16th December, 1901, vice A. R. Withers, transferred to the Indian Staff Corps.

1909 Apr 21. Indian Army. Lieutenants to be Captains. Alfred Ross Withers, 16th Cavalry.

1906 Married in London to Ida Morris

1909 Apr 21. Promoted Capt in Indian Army

1911 census a boarder at 15 Netherhall Gdns, Hampstead N W. His wife is not there

1913 Mar 4. The King has approved of the retirement of the undermentioned officers of the Indian Army and Indian Army Departments. Captain Alfred Ross Withers.

1913 His wife Ida Withers petitions for divorce on the grounds of adultery and cruelty

1914 Jan 12 Decree Nisi

1914 Sep 12. Reserve Cavalry. The undermentioned are granted temporary rank as stated: — Dated 12th September, 1914. As Captains — Captain Alfred Ross Withers -(Retired), Indian Army.

1916 Apr 25. Ordnance factories. The undermentioned temp, appts. are made:Insprs. of Danger Buildings.— Capt. A. R. Withers, ret. pay, Ind. Army.

1916 Mar 22. Cavalry. Depots, No. 1 (Eastern). Temporary Captain A. R. Withers relinquishes his commission.

1917 Sep Marries  Helena Driver in London

1920 Aug 2. Joined ADRIC with service no 94.

1920 Aug 23 Resigned from ADRIC

1921 Jan/Mar Pamela born London, Marylebone

1924 Sep Sails on SS Maloja for Gibraltar with Mrs Helene Withers (age 30) and (Pamela Withers age 2). Capt Alfred Withers, age 47. officer.

1939 Register Living with wife Helen at No 176 Flat Haverstock Hill , Hampstead, London, He is a Retired Indian Army Captain

1960 Apr/Jun Died age 81