||Born 30 June, in 'Fernlea',
High Street, Cookham.
||Studied art, Maidenhead Technical Institute.
||Student at the Slade
School of Art; contemporaries included Nevinson, Roberts, Gertler,
Bomberg & Paul Nash. Nicknamed 'Cookham'. Awarded scholarship,
Melville Nettleship & Composition Prizes.
||Exhibited in Roger Fry's 'Second Post-Impressionist
||Enlisted RAMC, 1915.
Stationed Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol. Posted to Macedonia, 1916.
Volunteered for infantry, 1917.
||Official war picture, Travoys with
Wounded Soldiers... (Imperial War Museum) Spencer meets Hilda
||'The Last Supper'
(Stanley Spencer Gallery).
|| Married the artist Hilda Carline; 23
February, two daughters, Shirin & Unity.Shirin is born in November
||First one-man exhibition,
Goupil Gallery. Created a stir with 'The Resurrection, Cookham',
||Mural decorations based on wartime experiences
in Bristol & Macedonia, Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere (National
||Meets Patricia Preece
||Unity born in May
||Lived in Cookham. 1932
elected Associate of the Royal Academy.
||Resigned from RA after rejection of two
paintings by hanging committee.
||Divorced by Hilda.
||Married Patricia Preece 29 May, but separated
|| Stayed and worked at The
White Hart Inn, Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire with George and Daphne
Charlton. Started "Ship Building on the Clyde" series here.
||Commissioned to record the war effort
by War Artists Advisory Committee: finished 'Shipbuilding on the
Clyde' series, 1946.
|| Port Glasgow Resurrection
|| Lived at Cliveden View, Cookham Rise.
||CBE; rejoined Royal
Academy & elected RA. Hilda dies in November.
||Retrospective exhibition, Tate Gallery.
to 'Fernlea'. Knighted. Died 14 December at Canadian Memorial Hospital,