Lt Robert William Rex Waage Mott RAF

 

Something odd about his ADRIC register entry. It is in the position from dates that corresponds to Nov 13 to Nov 15 in 1920. but stating that he joined Aug 17. It shows reversion to T/Cadet at this time, but no record of any earlier rank

1881 Nov 7.Born Oslo, Norway (He puts 1881 on Canada 1911 census and 1886 on enlistment. His marriage says 1887. The 1881 date is more likely to be correct) son of William Mott and Maniede Waage

Served 7 years in Warwickshire Yeomanry according to his Canadian enlistment form. I cannot find any record of this. He is not in 1901 census

1909 Oct 7. Leaves UK for Canada. Travels 3rd Class. He is a labourer

1911 census at Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a clerk working in a hotel

1913 Jul 30. Married in Victoria, BC, Canada to Hazel Lucetta Kuik

1914 Sep 23. Enlists in Canadian Exp Force. He is a Broker. Wife Hazel.

1915 Feb 15. Lands in France

RAF Record

RNAS Record

1918 Feb 21 .Tempy. Proby. Flt. Officers to be tempy. Flt. Sub-Lieuts.— R W Waage Mott

1919 RAF List. He is a Lt in RAF stationed in Malta

1920 May 15. RAF Transferred to unemployed list. Lt. Robert William Rex Waage-Mott.

1920 May 14. Left UK for Canada

1920 Aug 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 265. Posted to C Coy

1920 Nov 6 Reverts to T/Cadet. (no record of holding higher rank)

1921 Jun 25 to 1 Jul Medical Leave

1921 Jul 15 to 26 Aug on Leave

1921 Oct 6 to 12 Oct Excused duty on Medgical Grounds

1922 Jan 13. . Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Jul 30 Gaoled for theft. He did not get the DSO nor was he a Major.

1939 Living in Thame, Oxon (with Phylliss M Wage Mott!)

1947 Jul/Sep married in London. to : Phyllis Maud Adamson

1959 Jun Died Ploughley, Oxon aged 75

 

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