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Name: FAULKNER, Sydney Neal OBE (Major)

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Birth Date: 13 Aug 1880 Southgate, London

Death Date: 21 Nov 1962 Highcliff on Sea, Hampshire

First Date: 1909

Profession: Deputy Chief Accountant, Uganda Railway; served with the Active Service Company of Uganda Railway Volunteers in 1914. Appointed Deputy Director of Military Audit with the rank of Major, he was mentioned in Despatches twice

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Bedford 1931 Theodora Swinburne Roberts b. 30 Apr 1892 Eastleigh, Hampshire, d. 9 June 1966 Walkford, Hampshire

Children: Eric Odin

Book Reference: Gillett, HBEA, Golf, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Colonial, Red 22, Gazette, Dominion, Red Book 1912, LG, Red 19, North

War Service: WW1 with Uganda Railway Volunteers, twice mentioned in despatches

School: St. Albans School

General Information:

After the war he returned to the Railway, serving as Deputy Chief Accountant again for about 12 years. In retirement he lived in Hants.   
North has Sydney Neal
HBEA 1912 - Asst. Auditor  
Golf - elected Hon. Treasurer at first annual general meeting of Nairobi Golf Club in 1910. Elected Hon. Life Member of Railway GC 1930
KAD 1922 - Deputy Chief Accountant, Railway
Red 25 - entered Imperial Exchequer and Audit Dept. 1900; Imperial Audit, S. Africa 1904-08. Came to EA 1909 in Colonial Audit Dept.; Appointed Deputy Chief Accountant, Uganda Railway 1918. Served with Active Service Company of Uganda Railway as Deputy Director of Military Audit with rank of Major; twice mentioned in despatches
Gazette - 25/2/14 - Sydney Noel [sic] Faulkner - appt. Acting Senior Asst. Auditor
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - S.N. Faulkner, Audit Office
Gazette - 26/8/1914 - Appt. - S.N. Faulkner, Uganda Railway Volunteer Reserve, to be Lieutenant, to date August 9th 1914 Dominion - Public Works Department - Railway - Deputy Chief Accountant - 1930
Red Book 1912 - S.N. Faulkner - Nairobi
Red Book 1912 - Audit Dept. - Assistant Auditor - S.N. Faulkner
London Gazette - 18 Nov 1918 - OBE for distinguished service in connection with the War - Sydney Neal Faulkner Esq., Deputy Director of Military Audit, EA Force
Nairobi Club - Honorary Life Member
Gazette - 12/11/1919 - Register of Voters - Nairobi, South Area - Sydney Noel Faulkner - Uganda Railway, The Hill
Red Book 1919 - Railway Dept. - Deputy Chief Accountant
Gazette - 11/3/1930 - Departed on retirement - Deputy Chief Accountant - S.N. Faulkner OBE
Gazette - 4/5/1921 - Presentation of Honours by Governor - S N Faulkner - OBE
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in Bedford

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