Medal & Mortality index
George Ames MC
The London County Council lists a George Ames as a teacher prior to his service in the Great war; with the following service in theatres of war.
Ames, George (1914-19) ; M.C., Mentioned in despatches ; Captain, R.H.A. ; France 2 years 5 months, Germany 6 months.
The London Gazette of 24 December 1915 notes:
Bombardier George Ames, from Essex Royal Horse Artillery, to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 19th December 1915
The Edinburgh Gazette of 2 January 1919 & London Gazette of December 1918 notes :
Lieutenant (A/Capt) George Ames B/293rd London Brigade, R.F.A, as recipient of the Military Cross
The Edinburgh Gazette of 10th April 1925 notes :
Board of Education : Assistant Inspector - George Ames (age 35)
Recommended by Selection Board. Assistant and Head Teacher since 1911. MC.
The London Gazette of 6th November 1934 notes
Royal Artillery 91st (4th London) Fd Bde - Lt Col George Ames M.C.
The London Gazette of 28th December 1945 notes
A Knights Grand Cross Award ?
Brevet Colonel George Ames M.C. T.D. (20705), Royal Regiment of Artillery
The London Gazette 1st March 1949
Colonel George Ames O.B.E. M.C. T.D. The Cottage, Church lane, Merton Park SW19