2nd Lt. William Thomas Albert Jacob RAF

William Thomas Albert Jacob


1898 Jul 28. Born Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire

1901 census at Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire

1911 census at Little Honeyboro,Neyland, Pembrokeshire

1917 Oct Discharged from the ship he was working on "Sir Verdi". Presumably he then enlisted. He was a wireless operator

1917 Nov 26 Enlisted in RFC

RAF record

1918 Jan 21. Commissioned 2nd Lt in RFC. Cadet William Thomas Albert Jacob

1919 Dec 4. RFC Transferred to unemployed list. 2nd Lt. W. T. A. Jacob.

1920 Oct 21. Joined ADRIC with service no 813. Posted to A Coy. His entries in the registers are odd, in that nothing is written against his name apart from joining and leaving

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Sep 7. Married in Pembroke to Gwendolen May Sutton

1922 he goes back to sea as a Wireless Operator

1924 Jan 31 Sails on SS Watsness

1924 May 27. Sailed on SS Siam City

1939 Register. With his wife Gwendoline at 33 John St, Neyland. He is "Electrician and Radio Industry"

1978 Dec 30. Died aged 80 in Neyland, Pembrokeshire