Second Lieutenant Eric Chilver Wilson, 1st Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment


1896 Born Kensington

1901 census at 44, Powis Square, Kensington

1911 census 37 Devon Road, Bedford

1915 Oct 24. The undermentioned Cadets and ex-Cadets of the Officers Training Corps to be Second Lieutenants (on probation) - Eric Chilvers Wilson

1916 Nov 3. Bedf. Regt :—2nd Lt. Eric Chilvers Wilson, from Spec. Res.

1916 Nov 17. Lieut.E.C.Wilson [Eric Chilver WILSON] assumes command of D Company

1917 Feb 12. Bedf Reg —The undermentioned 2nd Lts. relinquish the acting rank of Capt on ceasing to comd Cos — (Temp Lt) E C Wilson, Bedf R.

1919 Apr 11. The appointment od' the following officers, who have been admitted to the Indian Army on probation, is confirmed from the dates specified: Eric. Chilver Wilson (later cancelled)

1920 Apr 27. Bedf. and Herts. B.— Lt. E. C. Wilson is restd. to the estabt..

1921 Mar 4 Died age 23 on Sunday 5th of March from wounds received in an ambush at Sheepnore near Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday

And the IRA report

Buried Bedford cemetery, Bedford

1921 May 17. Probate to his father

British Soldiers died in Ireland