Capt Walter May MC

1890 Dec 4. Born Brighton

1911 census With 1st Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers, A Musician. Born Brighton 1891. This seems to be the right man, but I cannot tie MIC address to any census data.

1914 Aug 14 Lands in France . He must have been a regular soldier.

1919 Mar 30. Marriage to Ellen Elsie Banfield in Sussex

1919 Dec 9. . MC Gazetted. Lt. (A./Capt.) Walter May, Ist Bn., L'pool R. For conspicuous gallantry and judgment on 27th September, 1918, in .command of his company in the advance from the Canal du Nord through Orival Wood and thence-down to Lathe Trench. He personally led his men through the under flank machine-gun fire, and pushed on under heavy shell fire to-the trench. His fine example of coolness carried his men forward with him.

1919 Apr 14. L'pool R:—The undermentioned Lts. . relinquish the actg1. rank of Capt.: — : W. May, M.C.

1920 Jan 8. Liverpool Regt. Lt. W. May, M.C., retires, receiving a gratuity, and is granted the rank of Capt.

1920 Aug 10. Joined ADRIC with service no 164. Posted to A Coy.

1920 Aug 28 Promoted Section Leader

1920 Nov 10. Permanent Cadet

1921 Apr 6. Dismissed

1981 Jun 13. Died Sussex