2nd Lt John Craig, RAF


This is the right man, his details tie in with newspaper report of his wounding in Ireland

1899 Nov 22. Born Cathcart, Renfrew. Son of John, an Engine fitter

1901 census at Cathcart, Renfrew

Margaret Taylor Head Widow Female 60 1841 - Eastwood, Renfrewshire, Scotland  
Annie Taylor Daughter Single Female 23 1878 Bonded Warehouse Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire, Scotland  
John Craig Son-In-Law Married Male 29 1872 Engine Fitter Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire, Scotland  
Agnes Craig Daughter Married Female 28 1873 - Pollokshaws, Renfrewshire, Scotland  
John Craig Grandson - Male 1 1900 - Renfrewshire, Scotland

1911 census at 17 Carfin St , Glasgow as on RAF record

1917 Aug 3 Enlisted in RD

1917 Nov 22. Attested to RFC

1920 Nov 22. Joined ADRIC with service no 1081. Posted to D Coy

1921 Jan 18 Wounded at Kilroe ambush . Received £100 compensation. But not serious enough to get an RIC pension

1921 Nov 5 to 19 Nov on Leave

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register He is a Dept Store General Manager living with wife Nora at "The Beeches" Loughboro Road,Bradmore , Basford R.D., Nottinghamshire

1957 Apr/Jun Died Basford, Notts