Major William Gerald West

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Odd one. He made Major in an infantry regiment, but never was anything other than T/Cadet. There seems no reason for him to have joined ADRIC

1892 Nov 19. Born St Annes, Shandon, Cork his father was a solicitor. RIC gives him s Protestant

1911 census at a house in London where he is a boarder, and a student working with a Civil Service Coach (presumably to get Civil Service admission)

1914 Nov 1. Landed in France

1915 Mar 20. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1915 Nov 13. Marriage to Helen Louise Fagan

1916 Jun 16. Temp. Lt. W. G. West to be temp. Capt. whilst comdg. a Co.

1920 Apr 14. E.Surr.R. Temp. Maj .W. G. West relinquishes his commission on completion of service and retains the rank of Major

1920 Dec 18. Arrives in UK from Lagos. He is a Government Official

1921 Jan 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 1420. Posted to K Coy

1921 Mar 13. Posted to O Coy

1921 Apr 23. Posted to I Coy

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1930's was working for Liberty's of Regent Street.

1939 Register He is a departmental manager, dress fabrics living with his wife Helen L at 25 Ryde Vale Road , Wandsworth, London,

1955 May 30. Died



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