Lionel, Henry St Clair Gibson (1882-1920)

Henry St Clair Gibson Lionel (1882-1920)

Henry St Clair Gibson Lionel (1882-1920)
Son of John Lionel (1843-1906) and Susan Lydia Gibson (1859-1912)
Born in Madras 12 February 1882
Baptised in Madras 17 May 1882
52nd Company Royal Garrison Artillery Regiment January 1902
Discharged from the army at his own request on payment of £25 in Rangoon on 31 July 1907
His Discharge Certificate describes his conduct as ‘Exemplary’. His complexion is described as ‘dark’ he is is 5′ 7″ tall, his hair is black and his trade is described as ‘Fitter’.
Joined Madras City Police
His intended place of residence is described as ‘Parkinson Road, Egmore, Madras
It is likely that he left the army and joined the Madras City Police to live with his mother and sister Inez Beryl Madras on the death of his father. It is through him that Inez Beryl Lionel met his fellow police colleague Allan Walton whom she married.
Police Court Inspector, Madras 1920
Dies 15 June 1920
Buried in St Andrew’s, Madras

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