Percy Walter Henry Carpenter

medal card carpenter

1889 Nov 10. born at Sutton, Surrey son of Stephen Carpenter and Kate Jarvis

1891 census1891 census living at Gas Works, High St, Sutton, Surrey with family. His father is the Gas Works Superintendent

1901 census1901 Census and still at Sutton Gas works with his family

1911 census1911 census. Percy is till living with his parents, and is working as a " Clerk in Education Office"

1913 Jul/Sep Married Daisy Lambert at Epsom, Surrey. They had 8 children

1914 Oct 16 enlists in ASC, service no 1538. His address is at Wulfrana, Gander Green Lane, Sutton. He puts that he had previously served in 1st Vol Battalion, The Queens, but was discharged when Cycle Company was disbanded. His wife is Daisy Carpenter. His surviving Service Record as an Other Rank is here

1915 Sep 25 Promoted Corporal

1915 Sep 25 Promoted L/Sgt (unpaid)

1916 Sep 1. Posted (does not say where on service record)

1917 Feb 25 Commissioned. He had been in UK for his army career up to this date.

1918 Aug 27 The Army Service Corps. Temp. 2nd Lt. P. W. H. Carpenter to be temp. Lt.

1919 Nov 2. Intelligence.— Lt. P. W..H. Carpenter, late R.A.S.C., to be Lt., 7th June 1922, with seniority 2nd Nov. 1919.

1920 Jun 1. "special appointment" Class GG

1921 Mar 26 Is on a raid with 2 other Secret Service Officers at 35 York St, Dublin

1921 Apr 1. Relinquishes his commission P. W. H. Carpenter. Temp Lt, retains the rank of Lt

boddington to boyd boyd to childs


1923 MBE in New Year Honours list

1939 Register. Living at 186 Gander Green Lane , Sutton with wife Daisy. He is a Costing Clerk

1939 Dec 3. Reaches age limit for Reserve of Officers

1946 Daisy Carpenter died aged 54

1946 Oct/Dec Married Theresa V N Rugg at Hendon, Middlesex She died 1960, aged 60.

1978 died in Sutton, Surrey


British Intelligence in Dublin Castle

His long number is 209535