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Saturday, 10 November 2012

Mason, Ernest Vance


Captain Ernest Vance Mason
was born in Boyle in 1887. 

He was the son of John Mason and Jane Barbara Mason.  In 1901 the family were living in house 2, Main Street, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. 
Mason would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1904 working in Donegal, Omagh and College Green branches.

In 1911 Mason is boarding in house 9, Doonan, Donegal, Co. Donegal.  He is described as a Bank Official.  A possible colleague, George Albert Barnes (Bank Official) also boards in this house. 
Mason served with the Royal Field Artillery and attained the rank of Captain. 

The Belfast Banking Company 'Roll of Honour' booklet records Mason as having been 'previously wounded' with his last known address as 'Salonika'.

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