Jump to content
Free downloads from TNA ×
The Great War (1914-1918) Forum

Major George Herbert Mason Military Cross


Recommended Posts

Major George Herbert Mason, have found one entry in the Gazette, however can any one confirm his award of the Military Cross or any other info on this chap, anything appreciated, Geoff

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Formerly 277, 313016 George H Mason, RGA (TF). Entered France, March 1915. His Medal Index Card confirms a 1914-15 trio, the Military Cross and his MID.

His address is given as 29 Florence Street, Newcastle, Staffordshire.

The 1911 census confirms his birth in 1893 in Newcastle, Staffs where he worked pre WW1 as a bookbinder. Died in the same town in 1977.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

He 'went on a bit' in the London Gazette, but could not see him as Major.

Gazetted 2nd Lt. in R.G.A. 2.9.1917


Awarded the Military Cross


Promoted Lt. 2.3.1919


Relinquished rank of Lt. and enlisted in Supplementary Reserve 4.11.1930


Commissioned as Lt. in Royal Regiment of Artillery 5.7.1940


Transferred to Pioneer Corps as Lt. 16.3.1942


No further trace.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Create New...