John Hulme Bessell MC


1882 May 13, Born Kingston on Thames

1910 Jul 30 Married Janet Cunningham Hall in Edinburgh

1911 census living at Kings Drie, Thames Ditton


1915 Dec 1. Commissioned RNVR

1917 Oct 26 . Wounded GSW to leg, severe

1918 Jan 1. MC Gazetted

1919 Oct 10 Invalided out of Navy

1920 Jun 8 Gets MC at Buckingham Palace

1920 Jul 27 Special Appointment

1920 Nov 26. The undermentioned relinquish their commns. on ceasing to be empld.: — Temp. Capt. T. A. H. Knox-Browne, 23rd 'Sept. 1918 and retains the rank of Capt. Temp. Lts., and retain the rank of Lt.: — C. H. Colley (Lt., ret.). 20th.Nov. 1920. 26th Nov. 1920. J. H. Bessell, M.C. (late R.N.V.R.). C. P. Fitzpatrick. A. E. Masters (late R.A.F.)

1949 On Electoral register in Australia living with Kathleen Mary Elsie Bessell

1957 Oct 7 Died Margaret River, W. Australia



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