2nd Lt. John William New, RFC


1895 Dec 17. Born Dartford Kent

1910 census at Bexley Heath

1911 census at Stanley House, 116 Broadway, Bexley Heath, Kent

1915 Apr 13. 29716 J W New, as on MIC, is on RAF Muster Roll for 1919 and says he was an assistant armourer with this date of joining RAF.

RAF Record (there is also a Joseph William New in RAF, but not born at the right time) There is a MIC for a Capt J W New in Middlesex Regt, but not him as our man is a 2nd Lt on joining ADRIC

1918 Sep 18 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RAF

1921 Jan 12. Joined ADRIC with service no 1498. Posted to I Coy.

1921 Jan 29 Admitted K George Hospital

1922 Jan 17 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 28. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable

1923 Jul 14 Pilot Officer on probation John William NEW. (Only these pages are on his record now - the file indicates that there should be data for 1919-1920

1966 Feb/Mar . Died Chatham Kent aged 72