"GEORGE COMBERTON – TIMELINE
1851/2 – Born Belfast
1870 – Estimated date of joining the Army. (Army papers yet to be looked for).
1879 – Regimental No. 1901 with 1-24th Foot - came out with the draft which left Woolwich on 1 March 1879. Originally from 37th Foot. Born in Belfast but lived in East Ham.
1881 – Census. Still in the Army 1-24th Foot. Census shows a number of NCO’s and soldiers in barracks at Harwich.
1882 – Discharged from the Army June 1882
1886 – Married Mahala Williams (about age 23). Assumed to be the same GC, but not confirmed. Fate of marriage & Mahala unknown.
1888 – Married Annie Sophia Godbold (widow). – Annie Cheshire married Arthur Godbold in 1874. Arthur died in the 2nd quarter 1877 age 26, and their son Arthur in the last quarter of 1877 age 2. Annie Esther B was born in the 3rd Quarter 1877
1891 – Census. Now a Greengrocer. Living with wife Annie and stepdaughter Annie in East Ham.
1901 – Census – Still a Greengrocer, this time in Hampstead with wife stepdaughter and two greengrocer assistants.
1909 – Stepdaughter Annie marries under her birth name of Godbold. Marries James Donald Cameron
1910 – Stepdaughter Annie has a son Donald J A Cameron 4th Quarter (West Ham registrar’s district)
1911 – Census – Recorded as a Butcher, and living with wife Annie (East Ham)
1911 – Stepdaughter Annie living in East Ham with Husband (recorded as Donald) and 6 month old son (recorded as James)
1919 – GC Died of Influenza 1st Quarter (West Ham registrar’s district). Buried in the cemetery at East Ham parish church.
1920 – Wife Annie dies 4th Quarter (West Ham registrar’s district)
1964 – Zulu film released
1966 – Article written by Donald Cameron on GC appears in the Essex County Magazine.
1977 – Donald James A Cameron dies 4th quarter (Barking registrars district). Date of birth given as 9.11.1910[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]