Lt. George Gower Anderson, RASC

1885 Jul 25 or 14 Born Looe, Cornwall

1891 census at Molesworth Street, St Breock, Cornwall

1901 Molesworth Street, Wadebridge, Cornwall

1907 Apr 10. Married Mabel Badgery in Bodmin, Cornwall. They had 2 children, Colin b1908 and Ruby b1912.

1911 Molesworth St Wadebridge Cornwall

1915 Jan 27 Enlists - he is a Master Baker

1915 Apr 5 Promoted SSM

1915 Apr 9. Lands in Egypt

1916 Jan 28. Commissioned. The undermentioned N.C.O.'s and Men to be temp. 2nd Lts.: Co. Serjt.-Maj. G. G. Anderson, from A.S.C.

1916 Apr 1. D. of Corn. L.I. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. G. Anderson, from General List, to be temp. 2nd Lt.

1917 Mar 17. ASC. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. G. Anderson, from D. of Corn. L.I., to be temp. 2nd Lt.

1918 Sep 17. ASC. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. G. Anderson to be temp. Lt.

1919 Aug 21. Greek Medal for Military Merit. 3rd class. Temporary Lieutenant George Gower Anderson, Royal Army Service Corps. Surprisingly few of these Greek Medals were awarded - 8 were 1st class, 15 were 2nd class , 63 were 3rd class and 95 were 4th class. As with all gazetted foreign awards to commonwealth forces, these were left up to the British to distribute.

1920 Apr 12. The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish the actg. rank of Capt.: — G. G. Anderson (since relinquished commn.).

1921 Jan 12, Joined ADRIC with service no.1505 Posted I Coy

1921 Feb 7. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Feb 25 Reverts to T/Cadet.

Fined £1 by Coy Commander, with further fines of £2 and £ 1.

1922 Jan 18 Discharged at termination of contract.

1924 Oct 22. Reserve of Officers. The undermentioned Capts., late R.A.S.C.:— George Gower Anderson, with seniority 18th Dec. 1923

1935 Jul 24. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off. — RASC. Capt. G. G. Anderson.

1939 Register He is a food products rep living at 25 Saint Cross Road , Winchester M.B., Hampshire with his wife Mabel

1944 Married in Winchester to Matilda Langton/Halliwell (she had been married before). His first wife died in Winchester in 1942

1949 Died Winchester.

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