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 E boats.
La Clytte Military Cemetery. Today’s Roll records 22 who served. From Gallipoli in WW1 to a Naval Reservist who was present at the surrender of the Japanese navy in Tokyo Bay and who post-war led the Sea Cadets in major celebrations in Northern Ireland