2nd Lt Ewan Stafford Read, SLI


I eventually found him from compensation claims following Rathcoole Ambush

1895 Jul 13. Born Gloucestershire

1901 census at Ashley Hampshire

1911 Census Living with mother Sara Elizabeth, a widow, at Cippenham Slough Buckinghamshire,

1918 Mar 16. From Officer Cadet units to be 2nd Lts.: — Ewan Stafford Read

1921 Dec 30 Gazetted out. 2nd Lt in 4th SLI.

1921 Feb 22. Joined ADRIC with service no 1749. Posted to L Coy

1921 Apr/Jun Married in Cork to Doris Lilian Foster OR Frances Elizabeth Feely

1921 Jun 16. Involved in Rathcoole Ambush - £60 compensation

1921 Sep 17. Posted to A Coy

1922 Jan 18. Discharged in demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register, Living at Thistledown Marston Road , Lymington M.B., Hampshire with wife Iris M. He is a Coal Merchant

1941 Jan 15. Pioneer Corps to be Lt, 2nd Lt. Ewan Stafford READ (168218).

1950 Aug 30. In the building business

1969 Dec. Died Winchester, Hants