Lt Douglas(s) Francis, RAF


1893 Sep 29. Born Leicester

1901 at 50, Church Gate, Leicester

1909 to 1911 A Student at Newton College, Leicester.

1911 census at 91 Winchester Avenue Leicester

1915 Nov 20 Commissioned

1917 Jul 28. Seconded 2nd Lt to RFC and upgraded to Lt. He was already a 2nd Lt in Leicestershire Regt.

RAF Record.

1917 Nov 28. Wounded in France

1919 Feb 26 Transferred to RAF unemployed list

1921 Jul 6. Joined ADRIC with service no 2101. Posted to M Coy.

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Feb 23. Leaves UK for Canada . He is a commercial traveller living in Leicester. I suspect that he settled there given his father was there (see RAF record) but his Canadian form says he intends travelling on to New Zealand

He probably died in Calcutta, India in 1933 of TB