John Clyde Lindsay MC & Bar, Middlesex Reg

1899 Born Probably Lille, France

1917 Feb 1. Landed in France

1917 Dec 17 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Middlesex Regt

1918 Nov 7 MC Gazetted "2nd Lt. John Clyde Lindsay, Middx. R., Spec. Res. For conspicuous gallantry and good work on patrol. Under heavy fire he led his patrol through the enemy wire and located a strong enemy poet, which he attacked. Later, although his company had been relieved in the front line, he volunteered to take out a strong patrol, with which he lay out all day in " No Man's Land," and obtained valuable information

1918 Dec 2. Bar to MC Gazetted 2nd Lt. John Clyde Lindsay, M.C., Midd'x R., .Spec. Res., attd. 4th Bn. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. With twenty men he rushed and captured an enemy post and machine gun. He then pushed on and gained the first objective, where he held his position until reinforcements arrived. He showed splendid leadership and initiative throughout.

1921 Apr 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 1894. Posted to R Coy

1921 Apr 16 , but that does not seem to have happened and he went to C Coy instead on 16 Apr 1921.

Fined £2 and then 10/-by Coy Commander

1921 May 29 Was in one of the tenders ambushed in St Stephen's Green

1921 Nov 12 ."Resignation accepted on disciplinary grounds"

1922 Apr 1. Short service commission in RAF

1922 Nov 1. The short service commissions of the undermentioned Pilot Officers are terminated on cessation of duty: — John Clyde LINDSAY, M.C.

1931 Mar 5. Died of pneumonia in India. Philip Andreas Lindsay, mentioned in the probate, who I assume was his brother, seems to have been born in Lille in 1910 and got a Certificate of British origin in 1931 . He was unemployed at the time of his death

Philip Andrias Lindsay was son of John Orr Lindsay - a machinery agent, and Helen Margaret , nee Wilson

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