Rupert Macarthur Debney

1891 Apr 8 Born Southwold, Suffolk

1901 census living at Southwold Suffolk

1911 census a Clerk with uncle at Cambridge House, The Crescent, Croydon

1914 Nov 1. Landed in France

1915 Sep 17 Commissioned 2nd Lt


1920 Jun 10 Special Appointment Class II

1921 Jan A large number of the Secret Service Special Appointment men were on a raid . I assume that this list should not have been included in the archives.

P Attwood, RD Jeune, W Turner-Coles, EEJ Shiner, PA Mules, V de Sarigny, RH Leigh Bennett, GT Sugden, RM Debney


1931 Edward O Debney dies this year at the age of 77. It appears that the business continues to trade as 'E O Debney' during the early 30s although his 40-year-old son, Rupert MacArthur Debney, has now inherited.

1936 Rupert MacArthur Debney - Wine and Spirit Merchant, Estate and Insurance Agent . Rupert is the last of the Debneys to carry on the business which is now much contracted and confined to a small unit, 7A, - now a garage. The main building has been converted into an Hotel "The Homestead Hotel'

1939 Register. A wine merchant at Southwold, Suffolk. Living with widowed mother

1971 Dec . Died Lothingland Suffolk England

Intelligence Dublin Castle

WO 374/19026