Lieutenant Timpson is a very young soldier who shows everyone his miniature painting of his love, Betsy. Rooke is often willing to indulge Timpson and allows him to talk about Betsy, but he recognizes that Timpson is too young to understand that nobody is interested in a painting of someone else's girlfriend.
Lieutenant Timpson Character Timeline in The Lieutenant
The timeline below shows where the character Lieutenant Timpson appears in The Lieutenant. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 4, Chapter 1