Lt Ernest Richard Melvill Goode, A & S Highlanders

1898 Sep 30. Born Hampstead, London. Son of Ernest Claude Edward Goode

1901 census at 45, Greencroft Gardens, Hampstead

1911 census living at Belmont, Gerrards Cross

1917 May 1. The undermentioned Gentlemen Cadets, from the R. Mil. Coll., to be 2nd Lts. Arg. & Suth. Highrs.— Ernest Richard Melvill Goode.

1917 May 1. S. Gds. 2nd Lt. E. R. .M. Goode, from Arg.& Suth'd Highrs., to be 2nd Lt.

1917 Oct 3. S. Gds.—2nd Lt. E. R. M. Goode is secd. for service with M.G. Gds.

1918 Nov 1. Arg. & Suth'd Highrs.—Lt. E. R. M. Goode, from S.Gds., to be Lt.,

1919 Apr 27. Arg and Suth'd Highrs. The undermentioned are placed on the h.p. list. Lt. E. R. M. Goode, on account of ill health caused by wounds.

1919 Dec 9. The undermentioned Lts., h.p. list, retire on ret. pay. E. R. M. Goode, on account of ill-health caused by wounds.

1920 Dec 6. Joined ADRIC with service no 1165 as a platoon commander in A Coy in Kilkenny

1921 Jan 2. Promoted 2nd in command A Coy

1921 Mar 1. Relinquishes position as 2nd in Command A Coy

1921 Mar 1. Posted to F Coy. ADC to Police Advisor

1921 Apr 16 Ceases to be ADC to Police Advisor . Posted to R Coy. 2nd in Command rank

1921 May 17 Posted to A Coy. Still 2nd in Command rank

1921 Nov 21 . Posted to Depot Coy. Reduced to Platoon Commander

1921 Nov 22. A note appears to say he was appointed " Depot P. R.I" or "P. R.1" at DI3 level

1922 Feb 7. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1925 Sep 17 Arrives UK from Montreal, Canada on SS Melita. He is an "Artist" living in Canada. He gives a UK address in Gerrrards Cross, Bucks.

1934 Feb 20. Leaves UK on SS Majestic bound for New York.

1934 Mar 17. Arrives in Brownsville, Texas by air from New York. The card is difficult to read, but seems to say he lived in New York from 1921 to 1925, and was now working in Advertising for McPhail Design

1936 Jul 3. Leaves UK for Rio de Janeiro on SS Cap Arconia. His profession is "Manager", of 3 St John Rd, Glasgow. Travels 1st class, and by himself

1950 Married Chelsea to Elsie Ann Curtis Bennett (

1961 Jun 10. OBE gazetted for Ernest Richard Melvill Goode, Esq., Director, Advertising Division, Central Office of Information

1966 Aug 2. Died Chelsea