2nd Lt. Philip Francis Davies RAF


1896 Dec 17 Born Shifnal, Shropshire

1901 census at School House, Stockton, Norton

1911 census at School House, Norton, Shifnal, Shropshire

1910 Sep to Nov 1914, A student at Bridgewater Grammar School

1914 Dec 2 Enlisted in Army. He claims to be born in Edinburgh, but addresses on officers form give School House, Norton, Shifnal, Shropshire and the enlistment also show his father as NOK in Shropshire, presumable to get into A & S Highlanders

1915 May 1 to 18 Dec 1916 Posted to France

1918 Jan 22 Transfers to RFC

WW1 Service Record available online

1920 Jun 19. RAF The following Cadets are granted Hon Commissions as 2nd Lts from the date of their demobilisation - 300751 Philip Francis Davies

1921 Feb 10 . Joined ADRIC with service no 1418.

1921 Feb 18. Posted to K Coy

1921 Mar 13. Posted to O Coy

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on disbanding of ADRIC

1928 Oct/Dec marries at Bridgenorth Shropshire to Isabella HARRISON.

1939 Feb 15. The undermentioned are granted commissions in the ranks stated with effect from 1st Sept. 1939 and with seniority of the dates stated, Flight Lt, :—2nd Lt. Philip Francis DAVIES (74861).

1939 Register He is a Civilian Engineer Officer in RAF. Living with wife Isabel at at Glenwood Banwell , Axbridge R.D., Somerset,

1941 Sep 8. Died Squadron Leader. Buried Bridgenorth, Shropshire. Acting S/Ldr P F Davies DOAS; Age 44 Lancaster District. Son of Alexander and Mary Davies; husband of Isabella Davies of Bridgenorth. Grave 1791.