Lt George Whittle, M.C. Highland LI

1890 Born Islington, London

1891 census I cannot find him or the family

1901census at 171, Bemerton Street, Islington

1911 census L/Cpl with 2nd HLI in Longmoor Camp, Hampshire. His parents are still in the fishmonger business now at 25 London Street Islington N

1914 Aug 14. Landed in France

1917 Feb 15. The undermentioned Wt. and N.C.O.s to be 2nd Lts. for service in the Field :High. L.I. Serjt. George Whittle.

1919 May 30 MC Gazetted. Lt. George Whittle, 2nd Bn., High. L.I.

1919 Dec 5. High. L.I.—Lt. G. Whittle, M.C., retires, receiving a gratuity.

1920 Jul 30 Joined ADRIC with service no 60. He appears to have resigned, but no reason or date given in register - the implication is that he did not serve for long

1921 Jan 9 . HLI. Lt. G. Whittle, M.C., resigns his commn.

1922 Jan 11. HLI, George Whittle, M.C., late Lt., ret. list, to be Lt., under the provisions of Arts. 518 and 686, Royal Warrant for Pay and Promotion, 1914. 11th Jan. 1922, with seniority 15th Aug. 1918

1945 Aug 16. H.L.I. War Subs. Capt. G. Whittle, M.C. (82658), having exceeded the age limit of liability to recall, ceases to belong to the Res. of Offrs., and is granted the hon. rank of Maj.