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1891

July: First Sherlock Holmes short story published by Arthur Conan Doyle. (London)

1898

Clive Candy starts his service with the British army.

1903

Clive Candy shoots a lion. (East Africa)

1904

Clive Candy shoots a warthog. (Sudan)

1905

Clive Candy shoots a rhinoceros. (East Africa)

1907

Clive Candy shoots a crocodile. (Bengal)

1908

Clive Candy shoots a Thompson's Gazelle. (Somaliland)

1909

Clive Candy shoots a kob. (Somaliland)

1912

Clive Candy shoots a situtunga. (South Africa)

1914

Clive Candy shoots an Indian elephant. (Central Province)

1918

Clive Candy shoots a German soldier. (Flanders)

1919

Monday 14th July: Clive Candy sends a letter to the Prisoners of War Committee in an attempt to locate Oberst Kretschmar Schuldorff.

Wednesday 16th July: Oberst Kretschmar Schuldorff is captured by Allied forces.

Friday 18th July: The Prisoners of War Committee sends a letter to Clive Candy indicating that Oberst Kretschmar Schuldorff has been located. (Victoria Hotel, Northumberland, London, UK)

Tuesday 26th August: Clive Candy hosts a bachelor dinner party and is reunited with Oberst Kretschmar Schuldorff.

1920

Saturday 3rd January: Clive Candy is appointed commanding officer of troops in North China and relinquishes the temporary rank of Brigadier-General.

1921

Wednesday 4th May: Mrs Clive Candy hosts an "at home" party. (72 Penang Road, Shanghai, China)

1926

Sunday 14th February: Brigadier and Mrs Clive Candy attend a ball at Myrtle Bank Hotel, hosted by Lady Bembridge.

Thursday 12th August: Clive Candy places an ad thanking all those who have sent sympathies to him on his irreparable loss.

1930

Clive Candy shoots a moose. (Nova Scotia)

1933

Edith Hunter dies in the summer. (Germany)

1934

Monday 15th January: Oberst Kretschmar Schuldorff arrives in France, after fleeing from Nazi Germany. (France)

1935

Clive Candy shoots a Moufflon. (Corsica)

Thursday 6th June: Theodor Kretschmar-Schuldorff arrives in England. (England)

1936

Clive Candy shoots a Polar Bear. (Labrador)

1938

Clive Candy shoots a Red Deer. (Cairngorms)

1939

Thursday 2nd November: The military tribunal of POW Theodor Kretschmar-Schuldorff.

1940

Saturday 21st September: "Picture Post" magazine publishes an article about the Home Guard by Clive Candy and features him on the cover. (England)

October: John Montgomery Murdoch killed in air raid. (England)

1942

Saturday 19th September: "Picture Post" magazine publishes an additional feature on the Home Guard by Clive Candy. (England)


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