Roll Of Honour Of Members Of The Society Of Writers To His Majesty's Signet And Apprentices 1914-1919 Page 17

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Roll Of Honour Of Members Of The Society Of Writers To His Majesty's Signet
And Apprentices 1914-1919

Page 17

Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant 5th Royal Scots in September 1914. Promoted Temporary Captain October 1916. Served in Gallipoli with 5th Royal Scots and 1st Essex Regiment from September to December 1915, and in France with 9th Royal Scots from August 1916 till February 1917. Thereafter as Branch Intelligence Officer IV. Corps until demobilised in April 1919. Invalided from Gallipoli December 1915, and wounded at Beaumont Hamel in November 1916.

2ND LIEUTENANT JAMES GORDON JACK, 12 Duke Street, Edinburgh.
Enlisted as Gunner in Forth Garrison Artillery in November 1915. Obtained Commission as 2nd Lieutenant in 1st (R) Garrison Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Served in France with 4th Labour Company from June 1917 till January 1918. Invalided June 1918.

MAJOR GEORGE ERSKINE JACKSON, M.C., 26 Rutland Square, Edinburgh.
Mobilised as Staff Captain Highland Mounted Brigade in August 1914. Served in Gallipoli from September 1915 till December 1915 appointed D.A.A. & Q.M.G. Western Force. Appointed to Egyptian Expeditionary Force in June 1916. In July 1917 appointed D.A.A.G. Australian Division and served in all operations of E.E.F., including capture of Beersheba and Jerusalem in 1917, and capture of Damascus and Aleppo in 1918. Promoted Major. Awarded Military Cross and mentioned in Dispatches.

LIEUTENANT ANDREW ST CLAIR JAMESON, 16 Coates Crescent, Edinburgh.
(Apprentice.) Enlisted October 1914 in Inns of Court O.T.C. Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant 3rd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders ; thereafter Lieutenant. Served in this country from October 1914 to April 1915, and in France from April 1915 to July 1916. Served in operations in second Battle of Ypres and first Battle of Somme. Wounded 1st July 1916 in the attack on Beaumont Hamel.

Received Commission as 2nd Lieutenant 2/8th Battalion Royal Scots in January 1915. Seconded for service with Machine-Gun Corps in July 1916. Promoted Lieutenant June 1916 ; later appointed Acting Captain and there-after Acting Major. Served in this country until March 1917. From then until March 1919 served in Palestine. Took part in operations at Gaza and Jerusalem.

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