Lt Reginald Francis Preedy

 

1899 Apr 18. Born Chippenham, Wiltshire

1901 census at The Little Ivy, Chippenham, Wilts

1911 census at Grittleton, Chippenham, Wilts

1915 - 1916 Worked as a Motor Mechanic

1916 Nov 24 Enlists in RFC

1918 Oct 9 Commissioned 2nd Lt - 17760 Reginald Francis Preedy.

RAF Record OR

RAF Record Officer

1919 Nov 6. Transferred to unemployed list.

1920 Sep 10. Joined ADRIC with service no 529. Posted to E Coy as a Section Leader

1920 Nov 10. Promoted Platoon Commander.

1921 Feb 26 to 12 Mar on Leave

1921 Apr 22 to 5 May on Leave

1921 Sep 2 to 15 Sep on Leave

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 29. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Sergeant

1923 Oct 19 Leaves UK for Port Said. "British Palestine Gendarmerie"

1927 Nov 14. Arrives in UK from Sydney , Australia. His UK address is Plynts Villa, Truro

1933 Jul/Sep Married in Cornwall to Margaret J Brander

1939 Register. He is a Butcher's Assistant (to Edward Mutton) living with wife Margaret at Plynts Villa Truro , Truro M.B., Cornwall,

1940 Oct 27 . Reginald Francis PREEDY (78811). War Subs Flying Officer

1941 Apr 27 Promoted Ft.Lt

1948 MAr Married in Cornwall to Adelaide A Ralph Or Summerfield

1950 May 26 Divorced from wife Margaret (in 1939 Register)

1954 Aug Leaves the RAF Flight Lieutenants, retaining the rank of Squadron Leader:— R F PREEDY (78811)

1977 Jan/Mar Died in Redruth, Cornwall.

 

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