WW1 Medal Groups
R.N.A.S. & Asylum Medal to Catton served on airships etc
Ernest George Catton,
British War Medal, (F. 32304 E.G. CATTON. A.C. 1. R.N.A.S.), Proficiency Medal for Mental Nursing, (ERNEST G. CATTON.).
Born at Colkirk, Norfolk 1895.
1911 Enlisted in the Territorials, 5th Bn. D.C.L.I. mobilized 1914, Ernest Discharged November 1914.
Enlists in Royal Naval Air Service 1917 serving at Airship stations. Transfers to the R.A.F. 1918 being discharged to reserve 1919.
1922 earns his Proficiency medal and is Superintendent at county Asylum, Bodmin.
1969 Ernest dies registered in the Penzance district.
Provenance: J. Hall 2004, R.J. Taylor 2020, Laidler 2021.