Capt. Lionel Havercroft GREEN DL JP MBE

Born1883 Kington, Lyonshall, Herefordshire
Died1969 Leominster, Herefordshire
FatherRichard GREEN JP DL (1829 – 1903)
MotherConstance Sophia COBBOLD (1845 – 1932)
OccupationServed with the South Wales Borderers. He was High Sheriff of Herefordshire 17th March, 1925. In the 1939 Register, he is a Farmer and Building Contractor living in Kington, Herefordshire.

Biography and Notes

In 1914, Capt. Green was Adjutant of a Training Battalion of the Herefordshire Regiment (Volunteers) before transferring to regular army (South Wales Borderers 24th Foot) on 19th September, 1914 Pembroke Dock. Awarded the MBE 1st January, 1919 for action in France and Flanders. Demobilised 1st April 1920 by Royal Warrant.

In the 1939 Register his wife is not with him and it appears she has returned to Australia.

Life Events

1903Death of father Richard GREEN JP DL
1913Married Phyllis Chalmers JAMESON in (3rd Qtr) St George, Hanover Square, London
1914Birth of son Raymond Havercroft GREEN
1922Birth of daughter Rosemary Chalmers GREEN
1924Birth of son Richard Chevallier GREEN DL
1932Death of mother Constance Sophia COBBOLD
1942Married Dorothy Carwithen DOWDING in Lyonshall, Kington, Herefordshire

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