2nd Lt. Clifton William Martin, RAF

Aged 19


1900 Feb 2. Born Preston, Lancs as William Clifton Martin

1901 census at Preston , Lancs

1911 census at 81 Cambridge Rd Southport


1918 Mar 4. Enlisted in RAF Service record . His mother is given at 81 Cambridge Rd, Southport. He was an apprentice Chemist at Port Sunlight with Lever Bros.

1918 Sep 12 Commissioned

1919 Mar 7 Transferred to unemployed list . 2nd Lt

1919 Apr 4. Marriage to Alice Beatrice Reynolds at Registry Office, St. Giles, London

1920 Oct 25. Joined ADRIC with service no 879. Posted to J Coy.

1921 Apr 14 Dismissed from ADRIC following a civil conviction in England

1924 Jul 8 Recommissioned in RAF

1924 Jul 18 Leaves UK on a troop movement for Port Said

1937 Nov 2. Promoted Fl.Lt in RAF Reserve

1938 Martin's Air navigation Martin's Air navigation by Clifton William Martin - first published in 1938 . Air navigation by Clifton William Martin - first published in 1940

1939 Feb 3. Leaves for Madeira with his wife

1939 Feb 20 Arrives UK from Madeira with his wife, He is an Air Navigation Instructor

1963 On Australian Electoral Roll with wife Alice Beatrice in Merrylands NSW

1991 Oct 1. Died Merrylands, NSW, Australia