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Captain Crofton Edward Pym Sankey, RE
1877 Born in Chatham of Irish nationality
Educated at Wellington College
1891 Living in Kensington with his grandfather, Edward J. Pym (a general on the retired list)
1894 Royal Military Academy, Woolwich
1896 Commissioned in Royal Engineers
1901 Lieutenant, Royal Engineers
1905 Promoted to Captain
1908-12 Assistant instructor in Fortifications, School of Military Engineering, Chatham, a choice of specialism following in his father's footsteps.
1911 Captain Crofton Edward Pym Sankey of the Royal Engineers, 33, lived in Gillingham with his wife Gertrude Marion Sankey 33
1912 Posted to Aldershot in command of the 1st field troop, Royal Engineers
1913 Associate of Inst Civil Engineers
WWI of the 3rd Field Squadron, Royal Engineers; awarded the 1914 Star; promoted Lieut Colonel
1941 Col C E P Sankey lived in Shrewsbury
1955 Crofton E P Sankey lived in Putney; registered at London Rowing Club