Tag: Lennox Cotton

September 9 – Lawyer was outstanding MTB Flotilla Commander. Roll of Honour

George Lennox Cotton DSC was wounded in WW2 leading his flotilla in the English Channel. 1916 dominates today’s Roll due to the cost to Irish Rifles, Irish Fusiliers and Inniskilling Fusiliers. Dr. Robert Marshall served as a medical officer in WW1. His son also… Continue Reading “September 9 – Lawyer was outstanding MTB Flotilla Commander. Roll of Honour”

September 9 – Belfast lawyer was outstanding MTB Flotilla Commander

George Lennox Cotton began his Solicitor’s Apprenticeship in Belfast before the Second World War. During the War he served with distinction in the Royal Navy and was awarded the DSC in 1942. He commanded the 50th MTB Flotilla. He was wounded during battle with… Continue Reading “September 9 – Belfast lawyer was outstanding MTB Flotilla Commander”