Major Sidney Fenner, MC, OBE (civil) , R Berks Regt

1872 Mar 8. Born Greenwich, Kent.

1881 census at 15, Park Place, Greenwich

1890 Sep 6.2nd Volunteer Battalion, the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), The undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants :— S. Fenner.

1891 census at 88, Brookholme, St Johns Park, Greenwich

1892 Apr 2. 2nd Volunteer Battalion, the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), Lieutenant S. Fenner resigns his Commission.

1901 census I cannot find him.

1905 Oct/Dec Married Lucy Walker in London

1911 census at 2 Campden Hill Mansions Kensington W

1914 Oct 3. To be temp Lt, temp 2nd Lt S Fenner

1914 Oct 20. 6th Battalion R Berks Regt. Temp Lt Sidney Fenner from 6th battalion York & Lancaster Regt. to be Temp Capt

1915 Jul 21. Landed France

1917 Jan 1. MC Gazetted to Temp Major Sidney Fenner, R Berks Regt

1917 Apr 22. Graded as Staff Capt while employed under Dir of Labour. Temp. Major S Fenner, attached R Berks regt, and transferred to General List

1918 Feb 15. Temp Major S Fenner resigns his commission and retains the hon rank of Major

1920 Mar 30. Gazetted OBE, Major Sidney Fenner, M.C. Assistant Director in charge of the Distribution of Oil and Fat Compounds, Ministry of Food.

1920 Nov 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1040. Posted to I Coy. Wife living at 75a Alba St, Regents Park, London

1921 Jan 12 Promoted Section Leader vice Waitt

1921 Mar 23 Posted to Depot Coy

1921 Apr 16. Posted to R Coy

1921 Nov 2. Posted to Q Coy. Promoted Platoon Commander on 2 Nov

1922 Jan 11. Posted to Holyhead

1922 Jan 27 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1929 Jun 9. His wife Lucy died in Uplyne, Devon

1939 Register. Living with wife Florence at 53 Carlton Hill , St Marylebone, London. He is a Sales Manager

1952 Jan/Mar Died Wallingford, Berks, aged 80.

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