|Service:||Royal Flying Corps|
|Date of Birth:||26 September 1887|
|Place of Birth:||Rokeby, North Yorkshire, England|
|Date of Death:||27 April 1915 (Aged 27 years)|
Mentioned in Despatches
IWM: Q 66262
For most conspicuous bravery on 26th April, 1915, in flying to Courtrai and dropping bombs on the railway line near that station. On starting the return journey he was mortally wounded, but succeeded in flying for 35 miles to his destination, at a very low altitude, and reported the successful accomplishment of his object. He has since died of his wounds.
|Cemetery:||PARNHAM PRIVATE CEMETERY, BEAMINSTER|
|Grave:||In the grounds of Parnham House, West of house.|
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Citation (21 May 1915)
Record updated on 24 March 2018.
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