Hendrik Willem Lategan Baartman, RAF

1895 Jul 11. Born South Africa Son of JF Baartman, Colesberg, Cape Provence

1914 Sep Entered the war in Africa

1917 Apr 11. Enlisted in RFC

1917 Jun 27. RFC The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.). Hendrick Willem Lategan BAARTMAN

1917 Dec 31. Temp. 2nd Lts. (on prob.), Gen. List, and to be confirmed in their rank : H. W. L. Baartman.

1919.May 31. RFC The undermentioned are transferred to the unemployed list. Lt. H. W. L. Baartman.

1920 Jan/Mar Married in London to Sybil E A Vinten (no children born in UK)

1920 Oct 28 Joined ADRIC with service no. 910. Posted to H Coy

1922 Jan 14 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 On City of Westminster Electoral Register

1940 Jul 18. The undermentioned are granted commissions for the duration of hostilities as Pilot Officers on probation: —Hendrik Willem Lategan BAARTMAN (82465).

1941 Jul 19 .The undermentioned Pilot Officers on probation are confirmed in their appointments and promoted to the war substantive rank of Flying Officer Hendrick Willem Lategan BAARTMAN (82465).

1944 Jan 10. Commission resigned. Flg. Offs.: — H. W. L. BAARTMAN (82465).

1983 Oct 23 Died Whitstable, Kent