Arthur Francis Cotton RFC

1895 Jan 1. Born Dublin. This is the correct dob from RIC, so he was born William Arthur, but was Arthur by 1901 and enlisted a Arthur Francis

1901 census at 191 Victoria Villas and Auburn Avenue, Morehampton Road, Pembroke West, Dublin

1911 census at St Augustine's College, Thanet, Kent. Born Dublin, Milltown age 16

1914 Nov 1. Landed in France

1917 Nov 27. The undermentioned to be temp. 2nd Lts. : — 2nd Cl. Air Mech. Arthur Francis Cotton, from, R.F.C.

RAF Record

1917 Dec 26 To be Flying Officer

1919 May 14. The undermentioned are transferred to unempld. list:: Lt. A, F. Cotton.

1921 Jul 6 Joined ADRIC with service no 2107. Posted M Coy

1922 Jan . He appears to be serving through to demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jul 31. He leaves UK for Australia. He is an Engineer

1923 This may be him

1935 Oct 5 Married in Adelaide to Jeanie Cowan Lawrie

1943 Census on electoral roll in Salisbury South Aus with his wife. He is an Engineer & she is a Cleaner