Eric Irwin Wells MC

1895 Mar 29. Born Calcutta, India. Son of Irwin Stanley and Mary Ann Louisa Wells. His father had been born in Calcutta.

1901 census .He is a pupil in a school in Godstone , Surrey

Seaman Record

1916 Nov 21. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Rifle Brigade

1918 Feb 25. Transferred to RFC General List

RAF Record

1918 Jun 22. MC Gazetted

1918 Oct/Dec Married in Eastbourne to Gertrude HM Hardman

1919 Apr 14. Transferred to RAF unemployed list

1920 Sep 7. Joined ADRIC with service no 511. Posted to K Coy

1920 Dec 11. In K Company when the burning of Cork and the grenade attack on K Coy tender took place at Dillons Cross He was wounded and sought compensation and received £750 for his wounds.

1921 Feb 13 Posted to N Coy

1921 Mar 26. Posted to Depot

1921 May 21. Posted to L Coy

1921 Jul 15 to 30 Jul on Leave

1921 Sep 15 Admitted Cork Military Hospital to 19 Sep 1921

1921 Nov 17 to 30 Nov on Leave

1921 Dec 9. Permitted to resign on compassionate grounds.

1964 Feb 8. Died London aged 68.

ADRIC

WO 339/78802