Capt William Henry Clover, RAF

1882 Oct 6 born Port Elizabeth, South Africa

1891 census at 21, Stansted Road, Portsea, Portsmouth

1897 to 1901 a Carpenter in S.Africa

1901.census at Ipswich, Suffolk

1902 Sep 1. Joined Army RE

1909 Dec 8. married in Berkshire to Annie Elizabeth VEAGUE (6 Nov 1910, son Edwin born)

1910 Aug 31. Transfers to Army Reserve. He is a Corporal

1911 census at 14 St Michael's Road Aldershot

1912 Sep 7. Enlisted in Royal Engineers - pension record - rejoined to get transfer to RFC

1912 Oct 31. Transfers to RFC

1913 Oct/Dec married in Berkshire to Maria Nichols

1914 May 18. Promoted Corporal RFC

1914 Aug 6 Promoted Sgt.

1914 Aug 13. Landed in France, so a regular soldier

1915 May 1. Acting Warrant Officer

1916 Jul 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt

RAF Record

1917 Oct 23. Promoted Capt[1920 Mar 20 Placed on RAF retired list

1921 Apr 20. Joined ADRIC with service no 1906. Posted O Coy

1922 Jan 16. He served until demobilisation of ADRIC

1925 Mar 9. Working as foreman of aeros at the packing depot RAF Ascot.

1939 Register. Living with wife Harriet at 3 Park Avenue,Shotton , Hawarden R.D., Flintshire. He is Foreman Of Trades Raf

1965 Jan/Mar. Died Royal Infirmary Chester aged 82

 

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