Lt Paul Albert Alexander Boss, RAF


1894 Feb 15. Born St Pancras. The birth was registered as both Paul Albert A B Bernadac AND Paul Albert A B Boss

1901 census. His father and mother are living with his grandfather. 55, Cumberland House, Clifton Gardens, Paddington. I cannot find the boy

1911 census a lodger at at 7 Howland St, St Pancras. He is a waiter. His father is with a new wife.

1917 Mar 5. Commissioned in RFC temp 2nd Lt on probation. Posted to School of Instruction. His address on enlistment is 3 Imperial Mansions, Charing Cross Rd. His father is Alexander Boss. His next of kin he gives as Miss Duska, 41 Pall Mall, London

1917 Apr 27. Posted to Egypt. (20 Res Wing)

1917 Aug 17, RFC. Temp. 2nd Lt. (on prob.) P. A. A. Boss, Gen. List, and to be confirmed in his rank. Posted to 16 Wing

1917 Aug 17 He gets his pilot's certificate 6971 (his photo is on it)

1917 Sep 18 Posted to 47 Squadron

1918 Jun 11. MID from Milne in Salonika

1919 Feb 1. . Transferred to unpaid list. Lt. P. A. A. Boss.

1920 Nov 3. Joined ADRIC with service no.948. Posted to I Coy. Next of kin given as Miss Durka, 41 Pall Mall, London

1921 Jan 21 Permitted to resign

1921 Apr 10. Restored to flying duty in RAF

1921 Jun 24. Back to Unemployed list.

1923 Apr 20. RESERVE OF AIR FORCE OFFICERS. CLASS A. The undermentioned are granted commissions on probation in the General Duties Branch in the ranks stated. Flying Officers. Paul Albert Alexander Boss.

1923 Oct 20. Reserve of Air Force officers. The undermentioned officers are confirmed in rank Flying Officers. Paul Albert Alexander Boss.

1929 Living in Paris

1931 May 29 Relinquishes his commission on completion of service

1936 Nov 18. He arrives in UK from Portugal, where he is currently living. He is a "representative"

1938 Pleaded guilty of selling liquor.

1939 Mar 28. RAF. Admin and Special Duties Branch. The undermentioned are granted commissions as Pilot Officers on probation. Paul Albert Alexander Boss.

1939 Aug 31. The undermentioned Pilot Officers on probation are confirmed in their appointments and promoted to the rank of Flying Officer :— Paul Albert Alexander Boss (72789).

1942 Jul 3. Fig. Offs. to be Fit. Lts. (temp.): — P. A. A. Boss (72789).

1954 Commission relinquished. Flight Lieutenants, retaining their rank :— P. A. A. Boss (72789).

1969 Oct/Dec Died Devon