Lt William Henry Gouldstone, RAF


1888 Nov 29. Born Mile End Lane, London, England

1891 census 33, Grove Road, Mile End Old Town

1901 census

1911 census at 99 Wood Ford Road Forest Gate

1913 Jul/Sep Married Elizabeth A Lawrence

1914 Apr Charged with embezzlement and bound over

1915 Apr Enlisted in RNAS

RAF Record

RNAS Record

1916 Jul 31. The undermentioned to be temp. 2nd Lts. for duty with R.F.C. : — 1st Cl. Air Mechanic William Henry Gouldstone, from R.N.A.S.

1916 Aug 23. Assistant Equipment Officer. RFC. Temp. 2nd Lt. W. H. Gouldstone, Gen. List.

1917 May 1. Equipment Officer, RFC, 2nd Class.—From the 3rd Cl. Temp. 2nd Lt. W. H. Gouldstone, Gen. List, and to be temp. Lt. whilst so empld.

1919 Sep 23 To unemployed list RAF

1920 Oct 25 Joined the ADRIC with service no 848. Posted to F Coy. Register says he was "private enquiry agent"

1921 Feb 2 to 15 Feb on Leave

1921 Apr 14 to 16 Jun 1921 on Medical Leave

1921 Apr 23. Posted to Z Coy

1922 Jan 6. Posted to Depot

1922 Feb 9. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 His business was in liquidation and went bankrupt

1927 Jun 3. Discharged from bankruptcy. GOULDSTONE, William Henry, described in the Receiving Order as W. H. Gouldstone, 2. Lime-street-square, London, Court—HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE. No. of Matter-4,698 of 1924. Date of Order—Dec. 3, 1926. Nature of Order made—Bankrupt's discharge suspended for six months, and that he be discharged as from June 3, 1927. Grounds named in Order for refusing an absolute Order of Discharge—Proof of Facts mentioned in Section 26, sub-section 3 (A., B. and F.), Bankruptcy Act, 1914

1928 Nov Charged with obtaining goods by false pretences. 6 months in prison

1928 Nov 23. Permission to have rank of Lt withdrawn on his conviction by Civil Power

1929 May employed by a Liverpool firm

1931 Jun 12 Sentenced for fraud and gets 17 months hard labour

1939 Register. Living at 249 Bow Road , Poplar. He is a Demolition Contractor (Heavy Worker) . He is living with Ida Gladys Powell a single Secretary

1947 Jan 7. Died Kensington, London