Major Davidson Weldon Meredith RFA

1892 Mar 25 Born Belfast. Brother of AC Meredith

1901 census 3, Liverpool Road Abbotts Hayes, Chester (same on MIC)

1909 Apr 20. Territorial Force RFA .1st Cheshire Battery, 3rd Welsh Brigade ; Davidson Weldon Meredith to be Second Lieutenant.

1910 Apr 20. Second Lieutenant Davidson W. Meredith to be Lieutenant.

1911 Census 4 Abbots Hayes Liverpool Road Chester

1912 Apr to Aug 1914 A Purser on PLNC of Liverpool

1914 Oct 20. Arrives UK from Valparaiso, Chile. A Clerk

1915 Jul Landed in France

1916 Jun 1. Promoted Captain

1916 Aug 22.. ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY. Cheshire Brigade. Lt. (temp. Capt.) D. W. Meredith relinquishes his temp, rank at his own request, and is now seconded for duty with a Heavy Battery, R.G.A.

1917 Jul 25. Seconded to RAF as Balloon Officer. Lt. D. W. Meredith, R.F.A., T.F.

RAF Record

1918 Jul 4. Promoted Major. Capt. D. W. Meredith, Cheshire Bde., and to remain seconded.

1920 Dec 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 1209. Posted to L Coy

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 29. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Sergeant.

1939 Register He is a Pilot Officer in RAF Leconfield

1939 Aug 10 Promoted Flying Officer. David Weldon MEREDITH (73647).

1939 Oct. married Kathleen Doris Morris

1954 Aug 31 Gazetted out as Squadron Leader

1962 Apr 11. Died Thanet, Kent