Ernest John Rendall MC

1879 Mar 14. Born Lambeth

1881 census in Lambeth London

1884 Nov 10. Started school at Stockwell College, Lambeth

1908 NW Frontier Service Medal

1911 Census With the West Yorkshire Regt in India. Born Shillingstone, Dorset. Age 32 . Lance Corporal.

1914 Sep 8. Landed in France

1915 Aug 4. Gazetted. He was also award the Russian Cross of the Order of Saint George, 3rd Class. The St. George cross was awarded for acts of distinction under arms. An enlisted man or NCO would be awarded the 4th class cross for his first brave act. A second notable act could then bring him the 3rd class cross, etc. The first class and second class were in gold, the first class with a bow on the ribbon. The third and fourth classes were in silver, the third class marked by a bow.

1916 May 29. Commissioned 2nd Lt in West Yorks Regt

1917 Mar 3. 2nd Lt to be Acting Capt EJ Rendall

1917 Nov 29 Promoted Lt

1918 Oct 15. MC Gazetted. Lt. (A./'Capt.) Ernest John Rendall, W. York. R. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack, when he was in command of the sup- port company. By his fine leadership and resource he materially added to the success of the assault, and helped in re-organising the ground won, assisting another company the officers of which had all become casualties

1919 Apr 14. Relinquishes the rank of Capt.

1921 Jul 6. Joined ADRIC with service no 2094. Posted to M Coy

1922 Jan Appears to serve until demobilisation

1939 Register Living with wife Julia B at 68 Welstead Avenue , Nottingham C.B., Nottinghamshire. He is a salesman canvasser

1955 Died Nottingham

 

ADRIC

WO 339/65152