Charles Victor Brain RAF


He is not 1898 Jul/Sep Born West Bromwich, Staffs, who died in 1918.

1900 Jul 13. Born South Africa son of father: Charles Townsend Hooke and Mother: Charlotte Sarah . Methodist. Baptised Charles Victor Marshall Brain. His occupation ws "Cape Monted Rifleman"

1911 Apr 22. He leaves UK for South Africa.

1918 Jul 30 Enlisted in RAF

His ADRIC registration claim for medals "GS, Victory and German East Africa" and his commission is as an "Overseas Cadet"

1919 Feb 5. The undermentioned Overseas Cadets are granted temp, commissions as 2nd Lts. 183983 C. V. Brain.

1921 Jan/Mar Marries in Edmonton, London to Elsie M Hay

1921 Jan 23 Joins ADRIC with service no 1588. Posted to O Coy

1922 Jan 17 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 17. Leaves UK for Durban, South Africa. He is a "forester" and travels with his wife Mrs E Brain. UK address 101 Uplands Rd, Hornsey. Intends living in South Africa.